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Functional Neurosurgery (FN) program is the only program in India to offer complete spectrum of functional neurosurgery. It has one of the largest experience.

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The department conducts scientific projects, trains young neurosurgeons and offer functional neurosurgical fellowship. Our work has been published.

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We are very sensitive to the patients and their caregivers need. We understand that no one wants to visit hospital by choice and it is our endeavour to lessen their grief.

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From The Desk Of Dr. Paresh Doshi

Dr. Paresh Doshi

OBJECTIVES:

A recent study conducted by University of California team examined the cost effectivity of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in comparison to the best medical treatment in USA. A decision-analytic state-transition (Markov) model to project PD progression and associated costs for the two treatment strategies was used. The discounted incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) in U.S. dollars per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) from the Medicare payer perspective, considering a ten-year horizon, and evaluated the robustness of projections through extensive deterministic sensitivity analyses was estimated.

RESULTS:

They found that, over ten years, DBS treatment led to discounted total costs of $130,510 compared to $91,026 for BMT and added 1.69 QALYs more than BMT, resulting in an ICER of $23,404 per QALY. This ICER was relatively insensitive to variations in input parameters, with neurostimulator replacement, costs for DBS implantation, and costs for treatment of disease-related falls having the greatest effects. Across all investigated scenarios, including a five-year horizon, ICERs remained under $50,000 per QALY. Longer follow-up periods and younger treatment age were associated with greater cost-effectiveness.

CONCLUSIONS:

DBS is a cost-effective treatment strategy for advanced PD in the U.S. healthcare system across a wide range of assumptions. DBS yields substantial improvements in health-related quality of life at a value profile that compares favorably to other well-accepted therapies.

 

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