A UK analysis of the cost-effectiveness of Humalog Mix75/25 and Mix50/50 versus long-acting basal insulin (Provisional abstract)      
A UK-based cost-utility analysis of indacaterol, a once-daily maintenance bronchodilator for patients with COPD, using real world evidence on resource use (Provisional abstract)      
A UK-based cost-utility analysis of radiofrequency ablation or oesophagectomy for the management of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagus (Structured abstract)      
UK cost-consequence analysis of aripiprazole in schizophrenia: diabetes and coronary heart disease risk projections (STAR study) (Structured abstract)      
UK cost-utility analysis of rituximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis that failed to respond adequately to a biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (Structured abstract)      
A UK retrospective observational study of clinical outcomes and healthcare resource utilisation of infliximab treatment in Crohn's disease (Structured abstract)      
A UK trial-based cost-utility analysis of transmyocardial laser revascularization compared to continued medical therapy for treatment of refractory angina pectoris (Structured abstract)      
Ultra high resolution nonenhanced fast spin echo magnetic resonance imaging: cost-effective screening for acoustic neuroma in patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss (Structured abstract)      
Ultra-low dose aprotinin decreases transfusion requirements and is cost effective in coronary operations (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasonic shears in free-tissue transfer: increased efficiency and cost savings (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasonographic detection of asymptomatic endometrial cancer in postmenopausal patients offers no prognostic advantage over symptomatic disease discovered by uterine bleeding (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasonography guidance reduces complications and costs associated with thoracentesis procedures (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasonography improves diagnostic accuracy of acute appendicitis and provides cost savings to hospitals in Japan (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasonography in the diagnosis and management of developmental hip dysplasia (UK Hip Trial): clinical and economic results of a multicentre randomised controlled trial (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound as a first-line test in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound at scintigraphic intermediate probability of pulmonary embolism (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound diagnosis of acute appendicitis: impact on cost and outcome in pediatric patients (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound elastography for fibrosis surveillance is cost effective in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus in the UK (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound for central venous cannulation: economic evaluation of cost-effectiveness (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound guidance decreases complications and improves the cost of care among patients undergoing thoracentesis and paracentesis (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided ablative therapy for hepatic malignancies: a comparison of the therapeutic effects of microwave and radiofrequency ablation (Provisional abstract)      New 
Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy: study of the cost per patient and comparison with computed tomography-guided biopsy (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy combined with sapheno-femoral ligation compared to surgical treatment of varicose veins: early results of a randomised controlled trial (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of the great saphenous vein with sapheno-femoral ligation compared to standard stripping: a prospective clinical study (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided liver biopsy for parenchymal liver disease: an economic analysis (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation of liver cancer (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound-guided surgery for palpable breast cancer is cost-saving: results of a cost-benefit analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound is the optimal choice for guidance in difficult hysteroscopy (Provisional abstract)      
Ultrasound or ultrasound and hormonal determinations for in vitro fertilization monitoring (Structured abstract)      
Ultrasound screening in pregnancy: a systematic review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and women's views (Provisional abstract)      
Unattended home diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea without polysomnography (Structured abstract)      
Uncertainty in decision-making: value of additional information in the cost-effectiveness of lifestyle intervention in overweight and obese people (Structured abstract)      
Uncomplicated pregnancy: clinical pathway genesis based on the nursing process (Structured abstract)      
Under what conditions is feedback microwave thermotherapy (ProstaLund Feedback Treatment) cost-effective in comparison with alpha-blockade in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms? (Structured abstract)      
Under which conditions is laparoscopic hernia repair cost-beneficial? (Structured abstract)      
Understanding disease control: influence of epidemiological and economic factors (Provisional abstract)      
Understanding the cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination in children: methodological choices and seasonal variability (Provisional abstract)      
Unfractionated heparin three times a day versus enoxaparin in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis in trauma patients (Provisional abstract)      
Unfractionated heparin three times a day versus enoxaparin in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis in trauma patients (Provisional abstract)      
Unicondylar knee arthroplasty in the UK National Health Service: an analysis of candidacy, outcome and cost efficacy (Structured abstract)      
Unilateral versus bilateral first ray surgery: a prospective study of 186 consecutive cases--patient satisfaction, cost to society, and complications (Provisional abstract)      
Unintended vaccination of pregnant adolescents: estimating the scope of the problem and the impact of different pregnancy testing strategies (Structured abstract)      
Uninterrupted warfarin for periprocedural anticoagulation in catheter ablation of typical atrial flutter: a safe and cost-effective strategy (Structured abstract)      
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for primary spontaneous pneumothorax: clinical and economic analysis in comparison to the traditional approach (Provisional abstract)      
United Kingdom back pain exercise and manipulation (UKBEAM) randomised trial: cost effectiveness of physical treatments for back pain in primary care (Structured abstract)      
A United Kingdom-based economic evaluation of ranibizumab for patients with retinal vein occlusion (RVO) (Provisional abstract)      
A United States cost-benefit comparison of an apodized, diffractive, presbyopia-correcting, multifocal intraocular lens and a conventional monofocal lens (Structured abstract)      
United States cost-effectiveness study of two dry eye ophthalmic lubricants (Structured abstract)      
Universal access to HIV treatment versus universal 'test and treat': transmission, drug resistance and treatment costs (Provisional abstract)      
Universal antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing programme is cost-effective despite a low HIV prevalence in Hong Kong (Structured abstract)      
Universal bone densitometry screening combined with alendronate therapy for those diagnosed with osteoporosis is highly cost-effective for elderly women (Structured abstract)      
Universal cervical length screening and treatment with vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth: a decision and economic analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Universal cervical-length screening to prevent preterm birth: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Universal coverage of IVF pays off (Provisional abstract)      New 
Universal HIV screening of pregnant women in England: cost effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Universal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) surveillance for adults at hospital admission: an economic model and analysis (Structured abstract)      
Universal newborn hearing screening: the Colorado story (Structured abstract)      
Universal or targeted screening for fetal alcohol exposure: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Universal prophylaxis is cost effective in cytomegalovirus serology-positive kidney transplant patients (Structured abstract)      
Universal rapid screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care units in a large community hospital (Provisional abstract)      
Universal screening or prophylactic treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection among women seeking induced abortions: which strategy is more cost-effective? (Provisional abstract)      
Universal vaccination of children against hepatitis A in Chile: a cost-effectiveness study (Structured abstract)      
Universal vaccination with the quadrivalent HPV vaccine in Austria: Impact on virus circulation, public health and cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Universal versus platelet reactivity assay- driven use of P2Y12 inhibitors in acute coronary syndrome patients. Cost-effectiveness analyses for six European perspectives (Provisional abstract)      
Universal versus targeted screening of infants for sickle cell disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Universal voluntary HIV testing with immediate antiretroviral therapy as a strategy for elimination of HIV transmission: a mathematical model (Structured abstract)      
University hospital-based prenatal care decreases the rate of preterm delivery and costs, when compared to managed care (Structured abstract)      
A university hospital's 10-year experience with tuberculin testing: value of the 2-step tuberculin skin test (Provisional abstract)      
Unlinked anonymous HIV screening of pregnant women in a low-prevalence population (Structured abstract)      
Unsedated peroral wireless pH capsule placement vs. standard pH testing: a randomized study and cost analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Unsedated ultrathin EGD is well accepted when compared with conventional sedated EGD: a multicenter randomized trial (Structured abstract)      
Until which age should women be vaccinated against HPV infection? Recommendation based on cost-effectiveness analyses (Provisional abstract)      
UPBEAT: the impact of a psychogeriatric intervention in VA medical centers (Structured abstract)      
An update of " Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in the Netherlands: the results of a Consensus Rotavirus Vaccine model" (Provisional abstract)      
An update to the cost-effectiveness of posaconazole versus fluconazole or itraconazole in the prevention of invasive fungal disease among neutropenic patients in the United States (Provisional abstract)      New 
Updated cost-effectiveness analysis of supplemental glutamine for parenteral nutrition of intensive-care patients (Provisional abstract)      New 
Updated cost-effectiveness analysis of trastuzumab for early breast cancer: a UK perspective considering duration of benefit, long-term toxicity and pattern of recurrence (Structured abstract)      
Updated estimates of survival and cost effectiveness for imatinib versus interferon-alpha plus low-dose cytarabine for newly diagnosed chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukaemia (Structured abstract)      
Updated evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery (Provisional abstract)      
Updates of cost of illness and quality of life estimates for use in economic evaluations of HIV prevention programs (Structured abstract)      
Updating and confirming an industry-sponsored pharmacoeconomic model: comparing two antipsychotics in the treatment of schizophrenia (Structured abstract)      
Upfront computed tomography scanning is more cost-beneficial than empiric medical therapy in the initial management of chronic rhinosinusitis (Provisional abstract)      
Upfront treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer with intensity modulated radiation therapy compared to four-field radiation therapy: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Upscaling human papillomavirus vaccination in high-income countries: impact assessment based on transmission model (Provisional abstract)      
Uptake and outcomes of intensity-modulated radiation therapy for uterine cancer (Provisional abstract)      
Ureteral access sheath use and stenting in ureteroscopy: effect on unplanned emergency room visits and cost (Provisional abstract)      
Urinary incontinence in men after formal one-to-one pelvic-floor muscle training following radical prostatectomy or transurethral resection of the prostate (MAPS): two parallel randomised controlled trials (Structured abstract)      
Urinary proteome analysis for prostate cancer diagnosis: cost-effective application in routine clinical practice in Germany (Structured abstract)      
Urinary tract cancer screening through analysis of urinary red blood cell volume distribution (Structured abstract)      
US cost effectiveness of darunavir/ritonavir 600/100mg bid in treatment-experienced, HIV-infected adults with evidence of protease inhibitor resistance included in the TITAN trial (Structured abstract)      
US cost-effectiveness of saxagliptin in type 2 diabetes mellitus (Provisional abstract)      
US-guided core breast biopsy: use and cost-effectiveness (Structured abstract)      
US hospital database analysis of invasive aspergillosis in the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease non-traditional host (Provisional abstract)      
US insurance program's experience with a multigene assay for early-stage breast cancer (Structured abstract)      
Usage of and cost of complementary/alternative medicine in diabetic patients (Provisional abstract)      
The use and accuracy of cross-sectional imaging and fine needle aspiration cytology for detection of pelvic lymph node metastases before radical prostatectomy (Structured abstract)      
Use and cost effectiveness of smoking-cessation services under four insurance plans in a health maintenance organisation (Structured abstract)      
Use and outcomes of emergent laparoscopic resection for acute diverticulitis (Provisional abstract)      
Use and outcomes of laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass at academic medical centers (Provisional abstract)      
Use, cost, complications, and mortality of robotic versus nonrobotic general surgery procedures based on a nationwide database (Provisional abstract)      
Use, costs and comparative effectiveness of robotic assisted, laparoscopic and open urological surgery (Structured abstract)      
The use fibrinogen/thrombin-coated equine collagen patch in children requiring reoperations for congenital heart disease: a single center clinical experience (Provisional abstract)      
Use of 2-octyl cyanoacrylate together with a self-adhering mesh (Dermabond Prineo) for skin closure following abdominoplasty: an open, prospective, controlled, randomized, clinical study (Provisional abstract)      
Use of a 1-piece chlorhexidine gluconate transparent dressing on critically ill patients (Provisional abstract)      
Use of a collagen hemostatic closure device to achieve hemostasis after arterial puncture: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
The use of a cumulative needs for care monitor for individual treatment v. care as usual for patients diagnosed with severe mental illness: a cost-effectiveness analysis from the health care perspective (Provisional abstract)      
Use of a decision analysis model to assess the cost-effectiveness of 18F-FDG PET in the management of metachronous liver metastases of colorectal cancer (Structured abstract)      
Use of a decision analysis model to assess the medicoeconomic implications of FDG PET imaging in diagnosing a solitary pulmonary nodule (Structured abstract)      
Use of a decision-analytic model to support the use of a new oral US contrast agent in patients with abdominal pain (Structured abstract)      
Use of a fibrous dressing in exuding leg ulcers (Structured abstract)      
Use of a mathematical model to evaluate breast cancer screening policy (Structured abstract)      
Use of a mild traumatic brain injury guideline to reduce inpatient hospital imaging and charges (Structured abstract)      
Use of a pulse oximeter in an adult emergency department: impact on the number of arterial blood gas analyses ordered (Structured abstract)      
Use of a remifentanil and propofol combination in outpatients to facilitate rapid discharge home (Structured abstract)      
The use of a single hem-o-lok clip in securing the base of the appendix during laparoscopic appendectomy (Provisional abstract)      
Use of a stochastic simulation model to identify an efficient protocol for ovarian cancer screening (Structured abstract)      
Use of a trauma service clinical pathway to improve patient outcomes for retained traumatic hemothorax (Provisional abstract)      
Use of a treatment protocol in the management of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infection (Structured abstract)      
Use of abciximab (c7E3 Fab, ReoPro) as an adjunct to balloon angioplasty (Structured abstract)      
Use of alendronate in osteoporosis: is it cost-effective? (Structured abstract)      
Use of algorithmic pathways to develop quality, cost-effective clinical care (Structured abstract)      
Use of alternative techniques of hysterectomy in Ohio, 1988-1994 (Structured abstract)      
The use of amplified variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) in the detection of chimerism following bone marrow transplantation: a comparison with restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) by Southern blotting (Structured abstract)      
Use of an automated clinical management system improves outpatient immunosuppressive care following liver transplantation (Provisional abstract)      
Use of an economical wheelchair in India and Peru: Impact on health and function (Provisional abstract)      
Use of an intravenous contrast agent (Optison) to enhance echocardiography: efficacy and cost implications (Structured abstract)      
Use of anesthesia selection in controlling surgery costs in an HMO Hospital (Structured abstract)      
Use of aromatase inhibitors in poor-responder patients receiving GnRH antagonist protocols (Provisional abstract)      
Use of automated external defibrillators at NCAA Division I Universities (Structured abstract)      
Use of Avagard in pediatric urologic procedures (Structured abstract)      
Use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the management of hypoxaemic respiratory failure (Provisional abstract)      
The use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation and dyspnea (Provisional abstract)      
The use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the management of patients with diabetes and acute dyspnoea (Structured abstract)      
The use of barbed sutures during scoliosis fusion wound closure: a quality improvement analysis (Provisional abstract)      
The use of brain natriuretic peptide as a screening test for left ventricular systolic dysfunction: cost-effectiveness in relation to open access echocardiography (Structured abstract)      
The use of caudal epidural anesthesia in clubfoot surgery (Structured abstract)      
Use of cefixime in an IV to oral stepdown program to reduce antimicrobial costs (Structured abstract)      
The use of cell saver system in cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (Provisional abstract)      
Use of cognitive therapy for relapse prevention in chronic depression: cost-effectiveness study (Structured abstract)      
Use of colonic stents in emergent malignant left colonic obstruction: a Markov chain Monte Carlo decision analysis (Structured abstract)      
Use of combined androgen blockade for advanced prostate cancer in British Columbia (Provisional abstract)      
The use of continuous femoral nerve blocks versus extended release epidural morphine: a study comparing outcomes in total knee arthroplasty procedures (Provisional abstract)      
Use of contrast for image enhancement during stress echocardiography is cost-effective and reduces additional diagnostic testing (Structured abstract)      
Use of cost-effectiveness analysis to evaluate new technologies in orthopaedics: the case of alternative bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty (Structured abstract)      
The use of CT scanning in dementia: a systematic review (Structured abstract)      
Use of decision analysis in modeling the cost-effectiveness of oral vs SC sumatriptan (Structured abstract)      
Use of decision analysis to evaluate the costs and benefits of filgrastim (G-CSF) therapy (Structured abstract)      
The use of decision-analytical modelling in economic evaluation of patch testing in allergic contact dermatitis (Structured abstract)      
The use of DERMAGRAFT in neuropathic foot ulcers in people with diabetes: an economic analysis for Australia (Provisional abstract)      
Use of drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol (DRSP/EE) among women with acne reduces acne treatment-related resources (Provisional abstract)      
Use of drug-eluting stents as a function of predicted benefit: clinical and economic implications of current practice (Provisional abstract)      
Use of drug-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in Korea: a cost-minimization analysis using population data (Provisional abstract)      
The use of epidurals in abdominal wall reconstruction: an analysis of outcomes and cost (Provisional abstract)      New 
Use of fine needle aspiration for solid breast lesions is accurate and cost effective (Structured abstract)      
Use of flexible intermediate and intensive care to reduce multiple transfers of patients (Structured abstract)      
Use of fractional flow reserve versus stress perfusion scintigraphy after unstable angina: effect on duration of hospitalization, cost, procedural characteristics, and clinical outcome (Structured abstract)      
Use of frozen semen to avoid human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission by donor insemination: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
The use of G-CSF in the prevention of febrile neutropenia (Structured abstract)      
Use of gadolinium-enhanced, ultrafast, three-dimensional, spoiled gradient-echo magnetic resonance angiography in the preoperative evaluation of living renal allograft donors (Structured abstract)      
Use of Gen-Probe AccuProbe Group B streptococcus test to detect group B streptococci in broth cultures of vaginal-anorectal specimens from pregnant women: comparison with traditional culture method (Structured abstract)      
The use of gene tests to detect hereditary predisposition to cancer: economic considerations (Structured abstract)      
Use of genotypic resistance testing to guide HIV therapy: clinical impact and cost-effectiveness (Structured abstract)      
Use of Glasgow-Blatchford bleeding score reduces hospital stay duration and costs for patients with low-risk upper GI bleeding (Provisional abstract)      
Use of global visual acuity data in a time trade-off approach to calculate the cost utility of cataract surgery (Provisional abstract)      
Use of GnRH agonist before hysterectomy: a cost simulation (Structured abstract)      
The use of hand-carried ultrasound in the hospital setting: a cost-effective analysis (Structured abstract)      
The use of "harmonic scalpel" versus "knot tying" for conventional "open" thyroidectomy: results of a prospective randomized study (Provisional abstract)      
The use of "harmonic scalpel" versus "knot tying" for conventional "open" thyroidectomy: results of a prospective randomized study (Provisional abstract)      
The use of hepatitis A vaccination in Italy: an economic evaluation (Provisional abstract)      
The use of high-efficiency particulate air-filter respirators to protect hospital workers from tuberculosis: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Use of HRP-2-based rapid diagnostic test for Plasmodium falciparum malaria: assessing accuracy and cost-effectiveness in the villages of Dielmo and Ndiop, Senegal (Provisional abstract)      
Use of in-line filters in pediatric intravenous therapy (Structured abstract)      
The use of inhalation sedation and local anaesthesia as an alternative to general anaesthesia for dental extractions in children (Structured abstract)      
Use of insecticide-treated school uniforms for prevention of dengue in schoolchildren: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      New 
Use of internal stent, external transanastomotic stent or no stent during pediatric pyeloplasty: a decision tree cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Use of intervening unstained slides for immunohistochemical stains for high molecular weight cytokeratin on prostate needle biopsies (Provisional abstract)      
Use of intracolonic bypass secured by a biodegradable anastomotic ring to protect the low rectal anastomosis (Provisional abstract)      
The use of irenotican, oxaliplatin and raltitrexed for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer: systematic review and economic evaluation (Provisional abstract)      
The use of isotypic control antibodies in the analysis of CD3+ and CD3+, CD4+ lymphocyte subsets by flow cytometry: are they really necessary? (Structured abstract)      
The use of ketorolac in lumbar spine surgery: a cost-benefit analysis (Structured abstract)      
The use of local anesthesia with N-DO Injector (Physion) for transurethral resection (TUR) of bladder tumors and bladder mapping: preliminary results and cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Use of low molecular weight heparin (dalteparin), once daily, for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis: a feasibility and health economic study in an outpatient setting (Structured abstract)      
The use of magnesium sulfate to prevent seizures in the pre-eclamptic gravida: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Use of Markov modeling for evaluating the cost-effectiveness of immunosuppressive therapies in renal transplant recipients (Structured abstract)      
Use of maximal sterile barriers during central venous catheter insertion: clinical and economic outcomes (Structured abstract)      
Use of metformin and vildagliptin for treatment of type 2 diabetes in the elderly (Provisional abstract)      
Use of models to identify cost-effective interventions: pertussis vaccination for pediatric health care workers (Structured abstract)      
Use of nebulized inhaled corticosteroids among older adult patients: an assessment of outcomes (Provisional abstract)      
Use of negative pressure wound therapy with automated, volumetric instillation for the treatment of extremity and trunk wounds: clinical outcomes and potential cost-effectiveness (Provisional abstract)      New 
The use of nitrates in chronic stable angina (Structured abstract)      
The use of O-(2-18F-fluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine PET for treatment management of bevacizumab and irinotecan in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Use of outcomes to evaluate surveillance systems for bioterrorist attacks (Provisional abstract)      
Use of predefined biochemical admission profiles does not reduce the number of tests or total cost: a randomized-controlled pilot study (Provisional abstract)      
Use of prior mammograms in the transition to digital mammography: a performance and cost analysis (Structured abstract)      
The use of probabilistic decision models in technology assessment: the case of total hip replacement (Structured abstract)      
Use of programmable versus nonprogrammable shunts in the management of hydrocephalus secondary to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a retrospective study with cost-benefit analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Use of resources and costs associated with the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture at an orthopedics and traumatology surgery department in Denia (Spain): collagenase clostridium hystolyticum versus subtotal fasciectomy (Provisional abstract)      
Use of resterilized polypropylene mesh in inguinal hernia repair: a prospective, randomized study (Structured abstract)      
The use of risk predictions to identify candidates for intermediate care units: implications for intensive care utilization and cost (Structured abstract)      
Use of safety devices and the prevention of percutaneous injuries among healthcare workers (Provisional abstract)      
Use of salmeterol/fluticasone combination (seretide) in an asthma clinic: a pragmatic open study from primary care (Structured abstract)      
The use of self-expanding silicone stents in esophagectomy strictures: less cost and more efficiency (Provisional abstract)      
Use of skin staplers in head and neck surgery: prospective clinical study (Structured abstract)      
Use of sorafenib in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma before liver transplantation: a cost-benefit analysis while awaiting data on sorafenib safety (Structured abstract)      
Use of standardised outcome measures in adult mental health services: randomised controlled trial (Structured abstract)      
Use of tent for screening during H1N1 pandemic: impact on quality and cost of care (Provisional abstract)      
Use of the ACCES model to predict the health economic impact of celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in Norway (Structured abstract)      
Use of the Dowell Bryant Incontinence Cost Index as a post-treatment outcome measure after non-surgical therapy (Structured abstract)      
Use of the monoclonal antibody anti-HER2 trastuzumab in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (nasg) for life-threatening obstetric hemorrhage: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Egypt and Nigeria (Provisional abstract)      
Use of the polymerase chain reaction technique on induced-sputum samples for the diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-infected patients: a clinical and cost-analysis study (Structured abstract)      
Use of the triple test for palpable breast lesions yields high diagnostic accuracy and cost savings (Structured abstract)      
Use of Tisseel fibrin sealant in neurosurgical procedures: incidence of cerebrospinal fluid leaks and cost-benefit analysis in a retrospective study (Structured abstract)      
Use of tissue sealant for day surgery parotidectomy (Provisional abstract)      
The use of tranexamic acid in revision total hip arthroplasty: a pilot study (Provisional abstract)      
Use of unicompartmental instead of tricompartmental prostheses for unicompartmental arthrosis in the knee is a cost-effective alternative: 15,437 primary tricompartmental prostheses were compared with 10,624 primary medial or lateral unicompartmental prostheses (Structured abstract)      
The use of vacuum assisted closure therapy in the management of Fournier's gangrene (Provisional abstract)      
Use of valsartan for the treatment of heart-failure patients not receiving ACE inhibitors: a budget impact analysis (Structured abstract)      
The usefulness and safety of Hem-o-lok clips for the closure of appendicular stump during laparoscopic appendectomy (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol for perioperative management following open repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of an immunochromatographical assay, PSA Rapid Test as a primary screening test for prostate cancer (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of antimicrobial susceptibility in the eradication of Helicobacter pylori (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of clinical pathway for community-acquired pneumonia as both an educational and a cost-management tool: an intervention study to compare the usefulness of management with a critical pathway to historical control of conventional management (Structured abstract)      
Usefulness of comprehensive cardiothoracic computed tomography in the evaluation of acute undifferentiated chest discomfort in the emergency department (CAPTURE) (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of frailty profile for targeting older heart failure patients in disease management programs: a cost-effectiveness, pilot study (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of psychosocial treatment of mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in men (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of routine unfractionated heparin infusion following primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in patients not receiving glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors (Provisional abstract)      
Usefulness of the American College of Rheumatology recommendations for liver biopsy in methotrexate-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients (Structured abstract)      
Using a data warehouse to monitor clinical outcomes associated with simvastatin tablet splitting (Structured abstract)      
Using a genetic, observational study as a strategy to estimate the potential cost-effectiveness of pharmacological CCR5 blockade in dialysis patients (Structured abstract)      
Using a single product (calcipotriene/betamethasone topical suspension) vs multiple products to manage body and scalp psoriasis: comparisons in resource utilization and costs (Provisional abstract)      
Using an economic model of diabetes to evaluate prevention and care strategies in Australia (Structured abstract)      
Using an improvement model to reduce adverse drug events in VA facilities (Structured abstract)      
Using benefit-cost ratio to select universal newborn hearing screening test criteria (Provisional abstract)      
Using competence network collaboration and decision-analytic modeling to assess the cost-effectiveness of interferon a-2b plus ribavirin as initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Germany (Structured abstract)      
Using contrast sensitivity to estimate the cost-effectiveness of verteporfin in patients with predominantly classic age-related macular degeneration (Structured abstract)      
Using cost and health impacts to prioritize the targeted testing of tuberculosis in the United States (Provisional abstract)      
Using cost-effectiveness analysis to compare Hospital at Home and in-patient interventions: Part 2 (Structured abstract)      
Using cost-effectiveness analysis to define a breast cancer benefits package for the uninsured (Structured abstract)      
Using cost-effectiveness analysis to sharpen formulary decision-making: the example of tiotropium at the veterans affairs health care system (Provisional abstract)      
Using cost-effectiveness estimates from survey data to guide commissioning: an application to home care (Provisional abstract)      
Using decision-analysis and meta-analysis to predict coronary artery bypass surgical outcomes: a model for comparing off-pump surgery to miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass circuits (Structured abstract)      
Using decision analysis to assess comparative clinical efficacy of surgical treatment of unstable ankle fractures (Provisional abstract)      
Using decision analysis to determine the cost-effectiveness of intensity-modulated radiation therapy in the treatment of intermediate risk prostate cancer (Structured abstract)      
Using economic analysis to evaluate the potential of multimodality therapy for elderly patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer (Structured abstract)      
Using economic threshold analysis to determine the intensity of HIV prevention services for HIV-seropositive persons (Structured abstract)      
Using economics alongside medical audit: a case study of the management of endometriosis (Structured abstract)      
Using evidence-based practice to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (Provisional abstract)      
Using multiple pharmacoeconomic methods to conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of histamine H-2-receptor antagonists (Structured abstract)      
Using national data to estimate average cost effectiveness of EFNEP outcomes by state/territory (Provisional abstract)      
Using patient-reported outcome measures to estimate cost-effectiveness of hip replacements in English hospitals (Structured abstract)      
Using prediction intervals from random-effects meta-analyses in an economic model (Provisional abstract)      
Using preventive home monitoring to reduce hospital admission rates and reduce costs: a case study of telehealth among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients (Structured abstract)      
Using recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone for the diagnosis of recurrent thyroid cancer (Structured abstract)      
Using risk to target HPV vaccines in high-risk, low-resource organizations (Provisional abstract)      
Using simulation to estimate the cost effectiveness of improving ambulance and thrombolysis response times after myocardial infarction (Structured abstract)      
Using stress testing to guide primary prevention of coronary heart disease among intermediate-risk patients: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Using the 21-gene assay to guide adjuvant chemotherapy decision-making in early-stage breast cancer: a cost-effectiveness evaluation in the German setting (Provisional abstract)      
Using the coronary artery calcium score to guide statin therapy: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Provisional abstract)      
Using the DATCAP and ASI to estimate the costs and benefits of residential addiction treatment in the State of Washington (Provisional abstract)      
Using the national surgical quality improvement program and the Tennessee surgical quality collaborative to improve surgical outcomes (Provisional abstract)      
Using the osteoporosis self-assessment tool for referring older men for bone densitometry: a decision analysis (Structured abstract)      
Using thrombophilia testing to determine anticoagulation duration in pediatric thrombosis is not cost-effective (Provisional abstract)      
Using triple antiplatelet therapy in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome managed invasively: a cost-effectiveness analysis (Structured abstract)      
Using whole disease modeling to inform resource allocation decisions: economic evaluation of a clinical guideline for colorectal cancer using a single model (Provisional abstract)      
Uterine artery embolisation or hysterectomy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: a cost-utility analysis of the HOPEFUL study (Structured abstract)      
Uterine artery embolization, hysterectomy, or myomectomy for symptomatic uterine fibroids: a cost-utility analysis (Structured abstract)      
Uterine artery embolization - Inpatient and outpatient therapy: a comparison of cost, safety, and patient satisfaction (Provisional abstract)      
Utilising survey data to inform public policy: comparison of the cost-effectiveness of treatment of ten mental disorders (Structured abstract)      
Utility and cost analysis of cholesteatoma histopathologic evaluation (Provisional abstract)      
Utility and cost-effectiveness of preoperative autologous blood donation in gynecologic and gynecologic oncology patients (Provisional abstract)      
Utility and cost of a renal transplant transition clinic (Provisional abstract)      
Utility and cost of low-vacuum reinfusion drains in patients undergoing surgery for subcapital hip fracture repair: a before and after cohort study (Provisional abstract)      
Utility and direct costs: ankylosing spondylitis compared with rheumatoid arthritis (Provisional abstract)      
The utility and potential cost-effectiveness of stress myocardial perfusion thallium SPECT imaging in hospitalized patients with chest pain and normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram (Structured abstract)      
The utility of bladder catheterization in total hip arthroplasty (Structured abstract)      
Utility of blood cultures in community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization: influence of antibiotic treatment before admission (Structured abstract)      
The utility of bronchoscopy after inhalation injury complicated by pneumonia in burn patients: results from the National Burn Repository (Provisional abstract)      
Utility of clinical pathway and prospective case management to achieve cost and hospital stay reduction for aortic aneurysm at a tertiary care hospital (Structured abstract)      
Utility of comprehensive toxicologic screens in children (Structured abstract)      
Utility of daily head ultrasonography for infants on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (Structured abstract)      
Utility of direct measurement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in dyslipidemic pediatric patients (Structured abstract)      
Utility of intramuscular antibiotics for secondary prevention of early onset, asymptomatic suspected neonatal sepsis (Provisional abstract)      
Utility of magnetic resonance arteriography for distal lower extremity revascularization (Structured abstract)      
The utility of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnostic evaluation of idiopathic olfactory loss (Provisional abstract)      
Utility of preoperative radionuclide scanning for primary hyperparathyroidism (Structured abstract)      
Utility of rapid on-site evaluation of transbronchial needle aspirates (Structured abstract)      
Utility of repeated praziquantel dosing in the treatment of schistosomiasis in high-risk communities in Africa: a systematic review (Structured abstract)      
Utility of routine admission chest radiographs in patients with acute gastrointestinal haemorrhage admitted to an intensive care unit (Structured abstract)      
The utility of routine follow-up procedures in the surveillance of uterine cancer: a 20-year institutional review (Provisional abstract)      
The utility of routine frozen section examination for intraoperative diagnosis of thyroid cancer (Structured abstract)      
Utility of routine versus selective upper gastrointestinal series to detect anastomotic leaks after laparoscopic gastric bypass (Provisional abstract)      
The utility of serial complete blood count monitoring in patients receiving radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer (Structured abstract)      
Utility of urine cytology in the workup of asymptomatic microscopic hematuria in low-risk patients (Provisional abstract)      
Utilization and cost impact of integrating substance abuse treatment and primary care (Structured abstract)      
Utilization and outcomes of laparoscopic versus open paraesophageal hernia repair (Provisional abstract)      
Utilization of an elastomeric continuous infusion device to maintain catheter patency (Structured abstract)      
Utilization of common inflammatory markers in new, symptomatic, primary care outpatients based on their cost-effectiveness (Structured abstract)      
Utilization of DXA bone mineral densitometry in Ontario (Provisional abstract)      
Utilization of hospital services by obese patients before and after bariatric surgery (Provisional abstract)      
Utilization of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antisecretory agents: a managed care claims analysis (Structured abstract)      
Utilization of spinal cord stimulation in patients with failed back surgery syndrome (Provisional abstract)      New