Table 16.25Evidence statements

1Evidence suggests that surgery in general is a cost-effective intervention relative to a limited non-surgical management option in a typical severely obese group
2The most reliable cost per QALY estimate is £6289 to £8527

From: 16, Cost effectiveness of clinical interventions

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