Journal article

An updated systematic review of Health State Utility Values for osteoporosis related conditions

T Peasgood, K Herrmann, JA Kanis, JE Brazier

OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL | SPRINGER LONDON LTD | Published : 2009

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: An important component of cost effectiveness models in the field of osteoporosis is the set of Health State Utility Values (HSUVs) used for key fracture outcomes. This paper presents a review of HSUVs for key osteoporotic states (hip, wrist, shoulder, clinical, and morphometric vertebral fractures, established osteoporosis, and interaction of several fractures). It provides an update to the systematic review conducted by Brazier et al. (Osteoporos Int 13(10):768-776, 2002). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A systematic search was undertaken of the main literature databases for HSUVs for established osteoporosis, vertebral, hip, wrist, and shoulder fractures were identified. Studies meeti..

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