Bibliographic details

Biggio J R, Morris T C, Owen J, Stringer J S.  An outcomes analysis of five prenatal screening strategies for trisomy 21 in women younger than 35 years. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2004; 190(3): 721-729


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.

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Index terms

Cohort Studies; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Down Syndrome /diagnosis; Female; Fetal Death /etiology; Humans; Maternal Age; Models, Theoretical; Pregnancy; Pregnancy, High-Risk; Prenatal Diagnosis /adverse effects /economics /methods; Sensitivity and Specificity