Cost-Effectiveness of Subthalmic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Advanced Parkinson Disease in Hong Kong: A Prospective Study
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AbstractBACKGROUND: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective but costly treatment for patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD). This study examined the cost-effectiveness of DBS in relation to its improved effectiveness to help funding decision makers decide whether the treatment should be adopted. The incremental cost-effective ratio (ICER) per quality-adjusted life year has been benchmarked as being between US$50,000 and US$100,000 by US agencies, whereas it is less than (sic)30,000 per quality-adjusted life year in Europe.
All Author(s) ListZhu XL, Chan DTM, Lau CKY, Poon WS, Mok VCT, Chan AYY, Wong LKS, Yeung JHM, Leung MCM, Tang VYH, Wong RKM, Yeung C
Journal nameWorld Neurosurgery
Year2014
Month12
Day1
Volume Number82
Issue Number6
PublisherElsevier
ISSN1878-8750
eISSN1878-8769
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCost-effectiveness; Deep brain stimulation; EQ5D; Parkinson disease; PD39; QALY; Quality of Life; Subthalamic nucleus; UPDRS
Web of Science Subject CategoriesClinical Neurology; Neurosciences & Neurology; Surgery

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