A Manca

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of different chemotherapy strategies for patients with poor prognosis advanced colorectal cancer (MRC FOCUS)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Value Health 15:22-31. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, resource consumption and costs of spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome (PROCESS trial)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 12:1047-58. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of two physiotherapy interventions for primary care back and neck pain patients: cost effectiveness analysis
    A Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1495-501. 2007
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis using data from multinational trials: the use of bivariate hierarchical modeling
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Med Decis Making 27:471-90. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health-related quality of life, pain, and functional disability in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Value Health 13:95-102. 2010
  6. pmc 'Lost in translation': accounting for between-country differences in the analysis of multinational cost-effectiveness data
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, England
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:1101-19. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a brief physiotherapy intervention compared with usual physiotherapy for neck pain patients: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:67-75. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Handling missing data in patient-level cost-effectiveness analysis alongside randomised clinical trials
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:65-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The analysis of multinational cost-effectiveness data for reimbursement decisions: a critical appraisal of recent methodological developments
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:1079-96. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating mean QALYs in trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis: the importance of controlling for baseline utility
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Health Econ 14:487-96. 2005

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of different chemotherapy strategies for patients with poor prognosis advanced colorectal cancer (MRC FOCUS)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Value Health 15:22-31. 2012
    ..To assess the value for money of alternative chemotherapy strategies for managing advanced colorectal cancer using irinotecan or oxaliplatin, either in sequence or in combination with fluorouracil...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, resource consumption and costs of spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome (PROCESS trial)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 12:1047-58. 2008
    ..Chronic back and leg pain conditions result in patients' loss of function, reduced quality of life and increased costs to the society...
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of two physiotherapy interventions for primary care back and neck pain patients: cost effectiveness analysis
    A Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1495-501. 2007
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  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis using data from multinational trials: the use of bivariate hierarchical modeling
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Med Decis Making 27:471-90. 2007
    ..The authors suggest that the methods presented here represent a general framework for the analysis of economic data collected from different locations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health-related quality of life, pain, and functional disability in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Value Health 13:95-102. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to quantify the extent to which reductions in (leg and back) pain and disability over time translate into improvements in generic HRQoL as measured by the EuroQoL-5D and SF-36 instruments...
  6. pmc 'Lost in translation': accounting for between-country differences in the analysis of multinational cost-effectiveness data
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, England
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:1101-19. 2006
    ..Whichever method is used to reflect between-country variability in cost-effectiveness data, it is important to be transparent regarding the assumptions made in the analysis and (where possible) assess their impact on the study results...
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a brief physiotherapy intervention compared with usual physiotherapy for neck pain patients: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:67-75. 2006
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of brief physiotherapy intervention versus usual physiotherapy management in patients with neck pain of musculoskeletal origin in the community setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Handling missing data in patient-level cost-effectiveness analysis alongside randomised clinical trials
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:65-75. 2005
    ..Recently, several alternative and more sophisticated approaches (e.g. multiple imputation) have been proposed that attempt to correct the flaws of the simple imputation methods...
  9. ncbi request reprint The analysis of multinational cost-effectiveness data for reimbursement decisions: a critical appraisal of recent methodological developments
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:1079-96. 2010
    ..The merits of each approach are discussed, highlighting problems and limitations, in order to identify areas of future research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating mean QALYs in trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis: the importance of controlling for baseline utility
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Health Econ 14:487-96. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing generalisability by location in trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis: the use of multilevel models
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Health Econ 14:471-85. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of open colposuspension versus laparoscopic colposuspension in the treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence
    J C Dumville
    York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BJOG 113:1014-22. 2006
    ..To compare the cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open colposuspension for the treatment of female urinary stress incontinence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modelling the long-term cost-effectiveness of endovascular or open repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm
    D M Epstein
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Br J Surg 95:183-90. 2008
    ..This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of EVAR...
  14. doi request reprint The health-related quality of life and cost implications of falls in elderly women
    C P Iglesias
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building Room 148, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Osteoporos Int 20:869-78. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the main burden to morbidity, measured as impact on health-related quality of life, is due to fear of falling rather than falls or their sequelae, such as fractures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Generalisability in economic evaluation studies in healthcare: a review and case studies
    M J Sculpher
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:iii-iv, 1-192. 2004
    ..To review, and to develop further, the methods used to assess and to increase the generalisability of economic evaluation studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of decision models in mental health economic evaluation: challenges and opportunities
    Laura Ginnelly
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:157-64. 2003
    ..Health service researchers need to make sure that the best available techniques are employed to maximise the use of the information already available...
  17. doi request reprint Shoulder acute pain in primary health care: is retraining GPs effective? The SAPPHIRE randomized trial: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Claire McKenna
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:558-63. 2009
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of providing practical training to general practitioners (GPs) in shoulder problems, and administering a local anaesthetic (lignocaine) vs steroidal (cortisone) injection...
  18. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with standard hysterectomy: results from a randomised trial
    Mark Sculpher
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 328:134. 2004
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with conventional hysterectomy (abdominal or vaginal)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Calculation of quality adjusted life years in the published literature: a review of methodology and transparency
    Gerald Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, UK
    Health Econ 13:1203-10. 2004
    ..The use of different methodologies in the calculation of QALYs may influence the magnitude and direction of results of evaluations. Analysts need to be consistent and fully transparent in the methodology chosen to calculate QALYs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increasing the generalizability of economic evaluations: recommendations for the design, analysis, and reporting of studies
    Michael Drummond
    University of York, North Yorkshire, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:165-71. 2005
    ..However, the sharing of the results from HTAs raises questions about their generalizability; namely, are the results of an HTA undertaken in one country relevant to another?..
  21. doi request reprint The hospital costs of care for stroke in nine European countries
    David Epstein
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    Health Econ 17:S21-31. 2008
    ..The vignette methodology appears feasible, but further research needs to consider access to healthcare over a longer follow up and to include both costs and outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Topotecan for the treatment of recurrent and stage IVB carcinoma of the cervix
    F Paton
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination and Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:55-62. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Cost effectiveness of clinically appropriate decisions on alternative treatments for angina pectoris: prospective observational study
    S C Griffin
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, USA
    BMJ 334:624. 2007
    ..To assess whether revascularisation that is considered to be clinically appropriate is also cost effective...
  24. ncbi request reprint A cost-utility analysis of tension-free vaginal tape versus colposuspension for primary urodynamic stress incontinence
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
    BJOG 110:255-62. 2003
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape compared with open Burch colposuspension as a primary treatment for urodynamic stress incontinence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transferability of economic evaluations: approaches and factors to consider when using results from one geographic area for another
    Ron Goeree
    St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:671-82. 2007
    ..However, inappropriate transferability of economic data can provide misleading results and lead to an inefficient use of scarce health care resources...
  26. ncbi request reprint Regression methods for cost-effectiveness analysis with censored data
    Andrew R Willan
    Program in Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Stat Med 24:131-45. 2005
    ..The method is illustrated with data from two recent examples using both survival time and quality-adjusted survival time as the measures of effectiveness...
  27. pmc Randomised trial of a brief physiotherapy intervention compared with usual physiotherapy for neck pain patients: outcomes and patients' preference
    Jennifer A Klaber Moffett
    Institute of Rehabilitation, University of Hull, Hull HU3 2PG
    BMJ 330:75. 2005
    ..Firstly, to compare the effectiveness of a brief physiotherapy intervention with "usual" physiotherapy for patients with neck pain. Secondly, to evaluate the effect of patients' preferences on outcome...
  28. pmc Assessing generalisability in model-based economic evaluation studies: a structured review in osteoporosis
    Hege Urdahl
    Merck Sharp and Dohme, Hertford, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:1181-97. 2006
    ..Transparency of reporting is expected to increase as methodology develops and decision makers publish 'reference case' type guidance...