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Table 6.3Results of the cost-effectiveness analysis comparing treatment for MSCC versus no treatment: scenario 2

Scenario 2Average cost per patient (£)Average survival per patient (months)Average time ambulant per patient (months)Average QALYs per patientICER: [increment] Cost per QALY (£)
RT alone30,5237.131.900.153,309
No treatment30,2087.130.000.06
No treatment48,67311.570.000.10
Major surgery40,51610.996.490.42Dominant
No treatment48,67311.570.000.10

From: 6, Treatment of spinal metastases and MSCC

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