Portable versus Fixed X-ray Equipment: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : January 16, 2019)
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RB1298-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of portable x-ray imaging equipment versus fixed x-ray equipment?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of portable x-ray imaging equipment versus fixed x-ray equipment?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of portable x-ray equipment?


Key Message

Two economic evaluations were identified regarding the clinical and cost-effectiveness of portable versus fixed x-ray imaging. No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or evidence-based guidelines were identified.