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Cost effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape for the surgical management of female stress incontinence.

Authors
  • Kilonzo, Mary
  • Vale, Luke
  • Stearns, Sally C
  • Grant, Adrian
  • Cody, June
  • Glazener, Cathryn M A
  • Wallace, Sheila
  • McCormack, Kirsty
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of technology assessment in health care
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
20
Issue
4
Pages
455–463
Identifiers
PMID: 15609795
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Analysis based on current short-term data indicates dominance of TVT over open colposuspension from approximately 5 years. There is a need for longer-term follow-up data from methodologically rigorous randomized trials to provide a sounder basis for estimating the relative benefits and cost implications.

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