Economic evaluations (transferability)
Study reference Study characteristics Patient characteristics The relevant technology is comparable to the one that shall be used in the decision country? Intervention The comparator is relevant to the one that is relevant in the decision country? Comparator(s) Based on the quality appraisal, what is quality of the economic evaluation? Acceptable quality? Overall conclusion Transferability

Bowen et al., 2012

Type of study
Model based

Country
Canada

Perspective  
health care

Refractory epilepsy

Epilepsy surgery


yes

Continued medical management


yes

22, high

yes

Transferable

Widjaja et al., 2011

Type of study

Model and trial based

Country

Canada

Perspective

health care

Intractable epilepsy

(children)

Epilepsy surgery


yes

Medication only


yes

18, high

yes

Transferable

Picot et al., 2016

Type of study 
Trial-based (cohort study)

Country 
France

Perspective   
societal perspective (but a limited one without productivity losses)

Refractory epilepsy

Epilepsy surgery


Yes

Continued medical management


Yes

18, high

yes

Transferable