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Cataract surgery for falls prevention and improving vision: modelling the health gain, health system costs and cost-effectiveness in a high-income country
  1. Matt Boyd1,
  2. Giorgi Kvizhinadze2,
  3. Adeline Kho3,
  4. Graham Wilson3,
  5. Nick Wilson2
  1. 1Adapt Research Ltd, Reefton, New Zealand
  2. 2Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, Tairawhiti District Health Board, Gisborne, New Zealand
  1. Correspondence to Dr Matt Boyd, Adapt Research Ltd, Reefton, New Zealand; mattjamesboyd{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors MB performed literature reviews, analysis and wrote the manuscript; GK performed analysis, performed the cost–utility modelling, constructed figures and helped revise the manuscript. AK performed literature reviews, assisted with manuscript writing and provided input at revision stage. GW conceived the study, assisted with manuscript writing and provided expert medical input. NW conceived the study, assisted with manuscript writing, provided expert medical input and provided important intellectual content for manuscript revisions.

  • Funding Rapanui Trust, Gisborne (for the lead author). Two of the other authors (GK and NW) were supported for development work on this model by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (grant no. 10/248) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) (grant no. UOOX1406).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MB performed literature reviews, analysis and wrote the manuscript; GK performed analysis, performed the cost–utility modelling, constructed figures and helped revise the manuscript. AK performed literature reviews, assisted with manuscript writing and provided input at revision stage. GW conceived the study, assisted with manuscript writing and provided expert medical input. NW conceived the study, assisted with manuscript writing, provided expert medical input and provided important intellectual content for manuscript revisions.

  • Funding Rapanui Trust, Gisborne (for the lead author). Two of the other authors (GK and NW) were supported for development work on this model by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (grant no. 10/248) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) (grant no. UOOX1406).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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