Office-based narrow band imaging-guided flexible laryngoscopy tissue sampling: A cost-effectiveness analysis evaluating its impact on Taiwanese health insurance program

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Fang, Tuan-Jen; Li, Hsueh-Yu; Liao, Chun-Ta; Chiang, Hui-Chen; Chen, I-How;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association,volume 114,issue 7,pages633-638 (issn: 0929-6646)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2013.04.002
  • Subject: office-based procedure | narrow band imaging | R5-920 | cost effectiveness | Medicine (General) | laryngoscopy | Medicine(all) | reimbursement

Narrow band imaging (NBI)-guided flexible laryngoscopy tissue sampling for laryngopharyngeal lesions is a novel technique. Patients underwent the procedure in an office-based setting without being sedated, which is different from the conventional technique performed usi... View more
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