Economic analysis of endoscopic procedures.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Economic analysis is becoming an important tool for the evaluation of new technologies. In this era of rapidly rising health care costs, we are required to demonstrate that our procedures are effective and cost-efficient. This article provides a glossary of terms for the evaluation and performance of an economic analysis and outlines the steps for performing an economic evaluation of an endoscopic procedure. The reader is provided with the skills to critically evaluate economic analyses of endoscopic technologies, and to determine their relevance to their practice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Provenzale, D

Published Date

  • October 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 573 - vi

PubMed ID

  • 10495223

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10495223

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1052-5157


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States