Table 10-50Cemented stems versus uncemented stems (newer designs of arthroplasty) – Economic study characteristics

StudyLimitationsApplicabilityOther Comments
NCGC cost analysisMinor limitations (a)Partially applicable (b)Cost analysis based on resources reported in Figved (2009)94 and on GDG's expert opinion

Cost analysis based on one study alone by Figved94 and on GDG's expert opinon. The study by Figved94 is not UK based and therefore may not completely reflect current NHS practice.

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