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Blue Light Cystoscopy-Guided Diagnosis for Patients with Suspected Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma: Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: November 22, 2018
Project Number: RA0991-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical utility of blue light cystoscopy for patients with suspected non-muscle invasive bladder cancer undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumors?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of blue light cystoscopy for patients with suspected non-muscle invasive bladder cancer undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumors?

Key Message

Four randomized controlled trials and one economic evaluation was identified regarding the blue light cystoscopy-guided diagnosis for patients with suspected non-muscle invasive bladder carcinoma.