The cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome

Source:
NHS Economic Evaluation Database - NHS EED
Publication date:
15 June 2011

Abstract

Bibliographic details

Taylor RS, Ryan J, O'Donnell R, Eldabe S, Kumar K, North RB.  The cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome. Clinical Journal of Pain 2010; 26(6): 463-469

Status

This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

CRD summary

Indexing status

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Index terms

Back Injuries /surgery /therapy; Cost-Benefit Analysis /methods; Electric Stimulation Therapy /methods; Great Britain; Health Expenditures; Humans; Models, Statistical; Neurosurgical Procedures /adverse effects; Pain Measurement; Probability; Quality of Life; Retrospective Studies; Sensitivity and Specificity; Treatment Failure