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Table 5 comparison of the UCs elicited with SG method in the present study and the study from de Almeida et al. [15]. Mean and 95% CI are reported

From: Quality of life and health-related utility after trans-oral surgery for head and neck cancers

   de Almeida et al Present study
IDscenario Scenario Mean UC CI low CI high Mean UC CI low CI high
1 TLM/TORS intervention (first month) 0.95 0.94 0.97 0.90 0.84 0.96
2 Re-intervention 0.94 0.91 0.97 0.87 0.80 0.94
3 RT after intervention 0.89 0.85 0.93 0.85 0.77 0.93
4 CRT after intrevention 0.89 0.89 0.93 0.79 0.70 0.89
5 Tracheotomy long duration 0.85 0.80 0.91 0.85 0.77 0.93
6 Gastrostomy 0.89 0.85 0.94 0.92 0.86 0.98
7 Pharyngo-cutaneous fistula 0.89 0.85 0.94 0.93 0.88 0.99
8 Hospital re-admission for febrile neutropenia 0.96 0.94 0.98 0.95 0.91 0.99
9 Esopharyngeal stenosis 0.85 0.80 0.90 0.83 0.74 0.91
10 Osteo-radio-necrosis 0.85 0.81 0.90 0.79 0.70 0.88
11 post-operative hemorrhages NA NA NA 0.91 0.85 0.97
12 remission after TORS/TLM 0.96 0.94 0.98 0.98 0.95 1.01
13 Remission after TORS/TLM + adjuvant 0.95 0.93 0.98 0.96 0.91 1.00
14 Local recurrence (intervention needed) 0.82 0.77 0.87 0.76 0.66 0.85
15 local recurrence (RT or CRT needed) 0.88 0.84 0.91 0.77 0.68 0.86
16 Regional recurrence 0.94 0.91 0.97 0.86 0.78 0.94
17 Distant recurrence 0.57 0.50 0.64 0.31 0.21 0.41
18 Palliative care 0.42 0.34 0.50 0.21 0.12 0.31