Cost utility of the multichannel cochlear implant in 258 profoundly deaf individuals

J. Robert Wyatt, John K. Niparko, Margaret Rothman, Gregory DeLissovoy

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Abstract

Cost utility analysis is a method of cost-effectiveness analysis which provides results in terms of cost per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). Cost utility for the multichannel cochlear implant was calculated using Ontario Health Utilities Index data from 229 Nucleus 22-channel implant users and 32 cochlear implant candidates awaiting surgery. The health utility of the implanted group was greater than that of the candidate group by 0.204 (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)816-821
Number of pages6
JournalLaryngoscope
Volume106
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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