BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

doi: 10.1186/s12872-015-0039-8
May 2015

This study showed that percutaneous mitral valve repair may be cost-effective in patients with FMR due to heart failure.

  • Cost-utility analysis of Carillon Mitral Contour System was performed based on the TITAN trial results using a combination of a decision tree and Markov process. The analysis was performed from the German statutory health insurance perspective over 10-year time horizon.
  • Carillon provided additional benefits to patients with an 1.15 incremental quality-adjusted life years (QALY) and an 1.41 incremental life years. The procedure was cost-effective in comparison to optimal medical therapy (OMT) with an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of €15,533/QALY. With a willing- ness-to-pay threshold of €35,000/QALY, PMVR had a 84% probability of being cost-effective.