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Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program

Cost-effectiveness of Leg Bypass versus Endovascular Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia

by James Edwards, MD; Melinda Gibbons (Maggard), MD, MSHS; Selene Mak, PhD, MPH; William Nylander, MD; Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD, MPH; Mark Wilson, MD, PhD
Seminar date: 7/1/2019
Seminar time: 3:00pm-4:00pm
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Description: The purpose of this study was to review and describe the current evidence regarding the cost-effectiveness of leg bypass compared to endovascular procedures for this particular subgroup of peripheral artery disease patients. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies comparing surgery with endovascular therapy for critical limb ischemia will be discussed. Intended audience: Surgeons, researchers, and anyone interested in treatments for critical limb ischemia.

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