Skip to main content

Table 2 Characteristics of each cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) for venous ulcers (n = 24)

From: A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses of complex wound interventions reveals optimal treatments for specific wound types

CEA (Original year of values) Country (Original currency) Perspective Efficacy study design Sample size Population Timeframe Funding source a
Augustin 1999 (1989) [22] Germany (DM) Not reported RCT 25 Mean 61 yrs; venous insufficiency 24 wks Not reported
DePalma 1999 (1998) [23] USA (US$) Not reported RCT 38 Mean 61 yrs; venous insufficiency max. 12 wks Private
Glinski 1999 (1998) [24] Poland (PLN) Public payer RCT 140 Mean 65 yrs; venous insufficiency 24 wks Not reported
Gordon 2006 (2005) [25] Australia (AU$) Society RCT 56 Most >71 yrs; venous insufficiency 24 wks Not reported
Guest 2012 (2010) [26] UK (£) Public payer Observational 510 Mean 80 yrs; venous insufficiency 24 wks Private
Iglesias 2006 (2004) [27] UK (£) Public payer SR of RCTs 434 66 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Public
Iglesias 2004 (2001) [28] UK (£) Public payer RCT 387 Mean 71 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Public
Jull 2008 (2005) [29] New Zealand (NZ$) Public payer RCT 368 Mean 68 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Mixed
Junger 2008 (2007) [30] Germany (DM) Not reported RCT 39 Mean 67 yrs; venous insufficiency 17 wks Private
Kerstein 2000 (1995) [31] USA (US$) Not reported Observational 81 Mean 65 yrs; venous insufficiency 3 yrs Not reported
Kikta 1988 (1987) [32] USA (US$) Not reported RCT 87 Venous insufficiency; (ages NR) 24 wks Not reported
Michaels 2009 (2007) [33] UK(£) Public payer RCT 213 Mean 71 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Public
Morrell 1998 (1995) [34] UK (£) Public payer RCT 233 Mean 74 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Public
O’Brien 2003 (2000) [35] Ireland (€) Public payer RCT 200 Mean 72 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Private
Oien 2001 (1997) [36] Sweden (£) Not reported Observational 68 Mean 76 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Not reported
Sibbald 2001 (1997) [37] Canada (CAN$) Society RCT 293 Elderly; venous insufficiency 13 wks Private
Taylor 1998 (1987) [38] UK (£) Not reported RCT 36 Mean 75 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Private
Ukat 2003 (2002) [39] Germany (€) Not reported RCT 89 Mean 69 yrs; venous insufficiency 12 wks Private
Watson 2011 (2007) [40] UK (£) Public payer RCT 337 Mean 69 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Public
Pham 2012 (2009) [41] Canada (CAN$) Society RCT 424 Mean 65 yrs; venous insufficiency; most fully mobile max. 52 wks Public
Schonfeld 2000 (1996) [42] USA(US$) Public payer RCT 240 Mean 60 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Private
Simon 1996 (1993) [43] UK (£) Not reported Observational 901 Venous insufficiency; (ages not reported) 13 wks Mixed
Carr 1999 (1998) [44] UK (£) Public payer RCT 233 Mean 73 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Private
Guest 2009 (2007) [45] UK (£) Public payer RCT 83 Mean 71 yrs; venous insufficiency 52 wks Private
  1. RCT, Randomized clinical trial; SR, Systematic review; wks, Weeks; yrs, Years.
  2. aMixed here indicates both private and public funding.