Table 5-26Electrical stimulation vs. Control - Economic summary of findings

StudyIncremental cost (£)Incremental effectsICERUncertainty
Fehrling200790£2,640 (a,b)Not estimable (c)Not applicable (d)Not reported

Cost converted from 2007 Euro (Germany) using the Purchasing Power Parities 1€=£0.754


Cost of 10 sessions.


Outcomes reported are: a) number of patients with the following degree of leakage: No leakage, Minor, Moderate, Severe, Not Reported; b) number of patients with either 2-4, 4-6, 6-8, 8-10, >10 voids per day or number of voids not reported. Please see evidence table 53, Appendix D for further details.


The study reports the cost per successfully treated patient (£12,820) but it does not say how success was defined.

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