Journal article

Cost-effectiveness of uterine tamponade devices for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: A systematic review

Joshua P Vogel, Alyce N Wilson, Nick Scott, Mariana Widmer, Fernando Althabe, Olufemi T Oladapo

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics | WILEY | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: Uterine tamponade is widely promoted for treating refractory postpartum hemorrhage (PPH); however, its cost-effectiveness may vary depending on unit costs and setting. OBJECTIVE: To review available data on cost-effectiveness of uterine tamponade devices when used for PPH treatment. SEARCH STRATEGY: PubMed and EMBASE were searched (1980 to January 2020), as well as the National Health Services Economic Evaluation database from inception (1995) to March 2015. SELECTION CRITERIA: Eligible studies were any type of economic evaluation, or effectiveness studies that provided cost or economic data. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two reviewers independently screened studies, extracted da..

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Funding Acknowledgements

UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Program of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP); WHO; United States Agency of International Development