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921. Comparison of laparoscopic and minilaparotomy pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer staging in a community practice

, Cattolica E V. Comparison of laparoscopic and minilaparotomy pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer staging in a community practice. Urology 1997; 49(1): 60-63 PubMedID DOI Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Humans; Laparoscopy; Laparotomy; Lymph Node Excision /economics /methods; Lymphatic Metastasis; Male; Neoplasm Staging; Prostatic Neoplasms /pathology /surgery AccessionNumber 21997000200 Date bibliographic record published 28/02/1999 Date abstract (...) Comparison of laparoscopic and minilaparotomy pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer staging in a community practice Comparison of laparoscopic and minilaparotomy pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer staging in a community practice Comparison of laparoscopic and minilaparotomy pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer staging in a community practice St Lezin M, Cherrie R, Cattolica E V Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

922. Treatment options for localized prostate cancer based on pretreatment serum prostate specific antigen levels

-treatment serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were used to stratify patients, in order to determine whether any conclusions could be reached regarding the optimal therapy of the disease. Searching MEDLINE was searched from 1986 to 1996 for studies published in the English language, using the following search terms: 'prostatic neoplasms'; 'prostatic neoplasms' plus 'surgery'; 'prostatic neoplasms' plus 'radiotherapy'; 'prostate-specific antigen'. Study selection Study designs of evaluations (...) and the included studies. Bibliographic details Vicini F A, Horwitz E M, Gonzalez J, Martinez A A. Treatment options for localized prostate cancer based on pretreatment serum prostate specific antigen levels. Journal of Urology 1997; 158(2): 319-325 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Humans; Male; Prostate-Specific Antigen /blood; Prostatic Neoplasms /blood /therapy AccessionNumber 11997000947 Date bibliographic record published 31/03/1999 Date abstract record published 31/03/1999

1997 DARE.

923. Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer

in the follow-up of men with known prostate cancer, to monitor tumour progression. The 'gold' standard for staging localised disease is surgery, including lymphadenectomy. Clinical staging with DRE, PSA and TRUS is unreliable. There is only a 10% difference in survival rate between radical and conservative treatment. Conservative management is, therefore, a reasonable option for men with localised disease. In the absence of evidence from RCTs concerning the relative benefits of treatments, informed patient (...) Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer Selley S, Donovan J, Faulkner A, Coast J, Gillatt D Authors' objectives To assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of methods for the diagnosis, treatment and screening of early localised prostate cancer. Searching EMBASE, Cancerlit, MEDLINE, the Social Sciences Citation Index

1997 DARE.

924. Erectile functioning of men treated for prostate carcinoma

will be produced. Bibliographic details Robinson J W, Dufour M S, Fung T S. Erectile functioning of men treated for prostate carcinoma. Cancer 1997; 79(3): 538-544 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Databases, Factual; Erectile Dysfunction /etiology /physiopathology; Humans; Male; Penile Erection /radiation effects; Prostatectomy /adverse effects; Prostatic Neoplasms /physiopathology /radiotherapy /surgery /therapy AccessionNumber 11997000244 Date bibliographic record published 30 (...) Erectile functioning of men treated for prostate carcinoma Erectile functioning of men treated for prostate carcinoma Erectile functioning of men treated for prostate carcinoma Robinson J W, Dufour M S, Fung T S Authors' objectives To assess the rates of erectile dysfunction associated with external beam radiotherapy and radical prostatectomy in men treated for prostate carcinoma. Searching The Alberta Health Knowledge Network, which includes MEDLINE and Cancerlit was searched in 1994

1997 DARE.

925. Maximum androgen blockade in advanced prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of published randomized controlled trials using nonsteroidal antiandrogens

Maximum androgen blockade in advanced prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of published randomized controlled trials using nonsteroidal antiandrogens Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

1997 DARE.

926. Future benefits and cost-effectiveness of prostate carcinoma screening

primarily affected men aged over 70. The rate of distant disease decreased for both age groups. African-American men have distinctly more cores involved with carcinoma. Markov models demonstrated significant sensitivity to progression, complication and comorbidity rates. For treated carcinomas the QALY gains, compared with watchful waiting, ranged from -0.34 to 1.01 in well differentiated tumours, +0.33 to 5 years in moderately differentiated tumours, and between +1 and 8 years for poorly differentiated (...) differentiated tumours. Cost results The cost per carcinoma detected for men aged 55-70 years was $2,905. The cost per person screened for prostate specific antigen and digital rectal examination for African-American men was $849. Improving the specificity of screening tests has great cost reduction potential. Synthesis of costs and benefits Costs and benefits were not combined into cost-utility ratios. Authors' conclusions Current diagnostic trends toward the persistent increased detection of localised

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

927. Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostatic cancer screening

. Bibliographic details Nakagawa S, Ebisui K, Sugimoto K, Nakanishi H, Kanemitsu N, Watanabe H. Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostatic cancer screening. Nippon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Urology 1997; 88(10): 892-899 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Humans; Japan; Male; Mass Screening /economics; Middle Aged; National Health Programs; Prostatic Neoplasms /economics /prevention & control AccessionNumber 21998006202 Date (...) Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostatic cancer screening Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostatic cancer screening Cost-effectiveness analysis of prostatic cancer screening Nakagawa S, Ebisui K, Sugimoto K, Nakanishi H, Kanemitsu N, Watanabe H Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

928. Cost benefit of emerging technology in localized carcinoma of the prostate

Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Adenocarcinoma /blood /pathology /radiotherapy; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Direct Service Costs; Disease-Free Survival; Humans; Male; Prospective Studies; Prostate-Specific Antigen /blood; Prostatic Neoplasms /blood /pathology /radiotherapy; Radiotherapy, Computer-Assisted /economics /methods; Technology, Radiologic /economics AccessionNumber 21997001488 Date bibliographic record published 30/11/1998 Date abstract record published 30/11/1998 NHS (...) and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Three dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D CRT) in the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Patients with clinical stage A2 (T1c) or B (T2) histologically confirmed carcinoma of the prostate. Setting Hospital. The economic study was carried out in Missouri, USA. Dates

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

929. [Screening for prostatic carcinoma in dysuric patients: diagnostic protocols and cost-benefit analysis]

that EDR and the serum dosage of PSA are necessary and adequate methods in the programme of early diagnosis and screening of prostate neoplasms. Prostate echography should be reserved for cases of doubt and for the exclusion of needle biopsy. These measures also result in an optimisation of health expenditure. CRD COMMENTARY - Selection of comparators The reason for the choice of comparator is clear. The programme of early diagnosis of prostate cancer is based on a combination of different methods:EDR (...) [Screening for prostatic carcinoma in dysuric patients: diagnostic protocols and cost-benefit analysis] Screening del carcinoma prostatico in pazienti disurici: protocolli diagnostici e rapporto costi/benefici [Screening for prostatic carcinoma in dysuric patients: diagnostic protocols and cost-benefit analysis] Screening del carcinoma prostatico in pazienti disurici: protocolli diagnostici e rapporto costi/benefici [Screening for prostatic carcinoma in dysuric patients: diagnostic protocols

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

930. Use of strontium-89 in patients with endocrine-refractory carcinoma of the prostate metastatic to bone

Use of strontium-89 in patients with endocrine-refractory carcinoma of the prostate metastatic to bone Use of strontium-89 in patients with endocrine-refractory carcinoma of the prostate metastatic to bone Use of strontium-89 in patients with endocrine-refractory carcinoma of the prostate metastatic to bone Brundage M D, Crook J M, Lukka H, Genitourinary Cancer Disease Site Group CRD summary This review found the benefits of strontium-89 versus placebo in men with hormone-refractory prostate (...) for further radiotherapy, could also be investigated. The authors suggested that data are needed on validated palliative outcome measures in larger studies before a cost-effectiveness analysis is feasible. Funding Cancer Care Ontario; Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Bibliographic details Brundage M D, Crook J M, Lukka H, Genitourinary Cancer Disease Site Group. Use of strontium-89 in patients with endocrine-refractory carcinoma of the prostate metastatic to bone. Cancer Care Ontario

1997 DARE.

931. The diagnosis, management, treatment and costs of prostate cancer in England and Wales Full Text available with Trip Pro

The diagnosis, management, treatment and costs of prostate cancer in England and Wales The diagnosis, management, treatment and costs of prostate cancer in England and Wales: a review Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find

1997 NIHR HTA programme

932. Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer Full Text available with Trip Pro

Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer Diagnosis, management and screening of early localised prostate cancer: a review Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need

1997 NIHR HTA programme

933. Cost-effective models for flutamide for prostate carcinoma patients: are they helpful to policy makers?

EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Using first-line hormonal therapy combined with flutamide (CAB) versus first-line hormonal therapy alone (surgical orchiectomy or LhRH analogues) for prostate carcinoma patients with minimal or severe diseases. Type of intervention Treatment and secondary prevention. Economic study type Cost (...) -utility analysis. Study population 70 year old male patients with metastatic prostate carcinoma with severe or minimal disease. Setting Hospital. The economic study was carried out in the USA. Dates to which data relate Effectiveness and cost data were reported from three studies published in 1993 and 1995. No dates for the prices used were stated. Source of effectiveness data Effectiveness data were derived from a review of previously completed studies. Modelling A decision analysis model using

1996 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

934. Goserelin or other gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) analogues in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer

in a high acceptance of orchidectomy (90%) in patients with hormone responsive disease. The authors therefore strongly recommend orchidectomy or goserelin for treatment of advanced prostatic cancer, but say that goserelin is considerably more expensive and has little to recommend it over orchidectomy. Project page URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Costs and Cost Analysis; Goserelin; Orchiectomy; Prostatic Neoplasms Language Published English Country of organisation England (...) of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Solomon C, Best L. Goserelin or other gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) analogues in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Southampton: Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development (WIHRD) 1996 Authors' objectives This report examines the costs and benefits of goserelin in first line palliative treatment of advanced prostate carcinoma, where it may be used as an alternative to orchidectomy. Authors' conclusions Orchidectomy is more

1996 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

935. Cost-effectiveness of endorectal magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of prostate cancer

at least 1.2 years. Authors' conclusions The results show that endorectal magnetic resonance imaging techniques are more cost-effective than conventional magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of prostate cancer and that strict criteria should be used for the diagnosis of extracapsular disease. The authors indicated that, whilst they have shown the relative superiority of one magnetic resonance imaging method over another, they have not shown that either magnetic resonance imaging technique (...) Fellowship. Bibliographic details Langlotz C P, Schnall M D, Malkowicz S B, Schwartz J S. Cost-effectiveness of endorectal magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of prostate cancer. Academic Radiology 1996; 3(Supplement 1): S24-S27 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Cost-Benefit Analysis; Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging /economics; Male; Models, Economic; Neoplasm Staging /economics; Prostate /pathology; Prostatic Neoplasms /economics /mortality /pathology; Quality

1996 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

936. Screening for cancer of the prostate: an evaluation of benefits, unwanted health effects and costs - nonsystematic review

Screening for cancer of the prostate: an evaluation of benefits, unwanted health effects and costs - nonsystematic review Screening for cancer of the prostate: an evaluation of benefits, unwanted health effects and costs - nonsystematic review Screening for cancer of the prostate: an evaluation of benefits, unwanted health effects and costs - nonsystematic review Hanley J A, McGregor M Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member (...) of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Hanley J A, McGregor M. Screening for cancer of the prostate: an evaluation of benefits, unwanted health effects and costs - nonsystematic review. Montreal: Conseil d'Evaluation des Technologies de la Sante du Quebec (CETS). 1995 Authors' objectives To evaluate the benefits, adverse health effects and costs of screening asymptomatic men for cancer of the prostate. Authors' conclusions From

1995 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

937. Costs and effectiveness of prostate cancer screening in elderly men

knowledge about prostate cancer, it may be reasonable for Medicare to consider reimbursement of the screening test. Reimbursement could be seen as ensuring that out-of-pocket screening expenses (however small) not impede well-informed discussion and decision-making between physician and patient. Project page URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Aged; Mass Screening; Medicare; Prostatectomy; Prostatic Hyperplasia; Prostatic Neoplasms; Radiation /therapy Language Published English (...) Costs and effectiveness of prostate cancer screening in elderly men Costs and effectiveness of prostate cancer screening in elderly men Costs and effectiveness of prostate cancer screening in elderly men Office of Technology Assessment Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. The agency responsible for the publication, formerly a member of INAHTA, has subsequently been disbanded. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made

1995 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

938. Estimating the cost effectiveness of total androgen blockade with flutamide in M1 prostate cancer

Other publications of related interest Hillner B E. Estimating the cost-effectiveness of flutamide in metastatic cancer. Cancer Treatment Reviews 1996;22(Supplement A):103-108. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Flutamide /economics /therapeutic use; Humans; Male; Models, Theoretical; Neoplasm Metastasis; Prostatic Neoplasms /drug therapy /pathology AccessionNumber 21995000542 Date bibliographic record published 28/08/1997 Date abstract record (...) Estimating the cost effectiveness of total androgen blockade with flutamide in M1 prostate cancer Estimating the cost effectiveness of total androgen blockade with flutamide in M1 prostate cancer Estimating the cost effectiveness of total androgen blockade with flutamide in M1 prostate cancer Hillner B E, McLeod D G, Crawford E D, Bennett C L Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

939. Cost-effectiveness analysis in early detection of prostate cancer: an evaluation of six screening strategies in a randomly selected population of 2,400 men

17,000 prostate cancers at a cost of $76.1 million. Authors' conclusions The cost-effectiveness of strategies 1 and 2 is in the same range and may seem favourable. However, strategy 1 might seem less appropriate since it detects only two thirds of cancers treated for cure, while strategy 2 would probably occupy too many urological resources and would raise problems concerning availability. Strategy 4 detects only 50% of the tumours treated for cure, and has a lower cost-effectiveness than strategies (...) Gustafsson O, Carlsson P, Norming U, Nyman C R, Svensson H. Cost-effectiveness analysis in early detection of prostate cancer: an evaluation of six screening strategies in a randomly selected population of 2,400 men. Prostate 1995; 26(6): 299-309 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Humans; Male; Mass Screening /economics /methods; Middle Aged; Physical Examination; Predictive Value of Tests; Prostate-Specific Antigen /blood; Prostatic Neoplasms

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

940. Prostate cancer screening in a large corporation population

Prostate cancer screening in a large corporation population Prostate cancer screening in a large corporation population Prostate cancer screening in a large corporation population Kantrowitz W, Doyle J, Semeraro J, Krane R J Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability (...) of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Prostate cancer screening. Type of intervention Screening. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Male employees of the Polaroid Corporation aged between 50 and 65 years. Setting Occupational. A large public corporation medical department in the United States. Dates to which data relate The start date of the screening programme was unclear. Resources used and costs were presented for the actual programme. The price year

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.