The impact of waiting for intervention on costs and effectiveness: the case of transcatheter aortic valve replacement

@article{Ribera2017TheIO,
  title={The impact of waiting for intervention on costs and effectiveness: the case of transcatheter aortic valve replacement},
  author={A{\'i}da Ribera and John Slof and Ignacio Ferreira-Gonz{\'a}lez and Vicente Serra and Bruno Garc{\'i}a-del Blanco and Purificaci{\'o} Cascant and R. F. Andr{\'e}a and Carlos Falces and Enrique Octavio Flores Guti{\'e}rrez and Raquel del Valle-Fern{\'a}ndez and C{\'e}sar Mor{\'i}s-de laTassa and Pedro Mota and Juan Francisco Oteo and Pilar Tornos and David Garc{\'i}a-Dorado},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-12}
}
The economic crisis in Europe might have limited access to some innovative technologies implying an increase of waiting time. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the impact of waiting time on the costs and benefits of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis. This is a cost-utility analysis from the… CONTINUE READING