Multiple-frequency bioimpedance devices for fluid management in people with chronic kidney disease receiving dialysis: a systematic review and economic evaluation
Scotland G, Cruickshank M, Jacobsen E, Cooper D, Fraser C, Shimonovich M, Marks A & Brazzelli M
Record ID 32018000111
Authors' objectives: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of multiple-frequency bioimpedance devices versus standard clinical assessment for fluid management in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) receiving dialysis.
Authors' recomendations: BCM used in addition to clinical assessment may lower overhydration and potentially improve intermediate outcomes, such as SBP, but effects on mortality have not been demonstrated. If dialysis costs are not considered, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio falls below £20,000, with modest effects on mortality and/or hospitalisation rates. The current findings are not generalisable to paediatric populations nor across other multifrequency bioimpedance devices.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2018
URL for published report: https://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hta/hta22010/#/abstract
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Cost-Benefit Analysis
- Fluid Therapy
- Renal Dialysis
- Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
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