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To estimate the relative cost-effectiveness of focal high intensity focused ultrasound (F-HIFU) compared to active surveillance (AS) in patients with low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer (PCa), in France.
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Name: BJU international
The purpose of this study is to compare imaging-based surveillance and diagnostic strategies in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) while taking into account technically inadequate exa...
To calculate the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) of prosthetic treatment of a single missing intermediate molar by performing cost-utility analysis on implants, insurance fixed dental pros...
To report medium-term oncological outcomes in patients receiving primary focal treatment with HIFU for PCa.
Stage migration of organ-confined renal masses is occurring as a result of incidental diagnosis, especially in the elderly. Active surveillance (AS) is gaining clinical traction as a treatment alterna...
Despite increasing emphasis on value-based care, the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer (PCa) management options has not been compared using prospective clinical trial data. The prostate testing fo...
Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized Study, Evaluating the Efficacy and Tolerability of Focused HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Therapy Compared to Active Surveillance in Patients With Significant Low Risk Prostate Cancer
The percentage of malignant prostate tumors detected very early is constantly increasing and the number of well differentiated tumors, with small volume and low risk of progression increas...
This study aims to compare the treatment results of HIFU and Radical prosatectomy
The main objective of this study is to determine whether focal-driven therapies for diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer are preferable over current clinical methods. Different focal...
Conventional treatment options for localized prostate cancer include prostatectomy, radiotherapy and active surveillance. However, prostatectomy and radiotherapy carry certain degree of mo...
Evaluation of the Localization and the Treatment by High-intensity Focused Ultrasounds (HIFU) With Focal One® Device of Posterior Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis (DIE) Lesions With Intestinal Involvement
Deep invasive endometriosis (DIE) includes lesions of the rectosigmoid. Theses lesions are associated with painful symptoms that can alter quality of life. High Intensity Focused Ultrasoun...
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
The science concerned with the benefit and risk of drugs used in populations and the analysis of the outcomes of drug therapies. Pharmacoepidemiologic data come from both clinical trials and epidemiological studies with emphasis on methods for the detection and evaluation of drug-related adverse effects, assessment of risk vs benefit ratios in drug therapy, patterns of drug utilization, the cost-effectiveness of specific drugs, methodology of postmarketing surveillance, and the relation between pharmacoepidemiology and the formulation and interpretation of regulatory guidelines. (Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 1992;1(1); J Pharmacoepidemiol 1990;1(1))
The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...