Childhood obesity treatment: cost studies
Do surgical interventions to treat obesity in children and adolescents have long- versus short-term advantages and are they cost-effective?
This review aimed to look at the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions for overweight andobese children and adolescents.
Cost-effectiveness of group and mixed family-based treatment for childhood obesity
The aim of this study was to "compare the cost-effectiveness of two protocols for the delivery of family-based behavioural treatment programme for obese children and their obese parents: standard treatment incorporating a mixture of group and individualised treatment vs. group treatment only."
Cost-effectiveness of intensive inpatient treatment for severely obese children and adolescents in the Netherlands; a randomized controlled trials (HELIOS)
This paper presents "the design of a randomized controled trial comparing the cost-effectiveness of two itnensive one-year inpatient treatments to each other and to usual care for sveerely obese children and adolescents."
Cost-effectiveness of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery
The aim of this study was to develop a model to evaluate the long-term cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery.
A cost-analysis of adopting a healthful diet in a family-based obesity treatment program
The objective of this study was "to assess dietary costs during a family-based pediatric obesity intervention."
Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of weight management schemes for the under fives: a short report
The objective of this systematic review was "to search for, review and synthesise studies of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of weight management schemes for the under fives."
Economic evaluation of lifestyle interventions to treat overweight or obesity in children
The objective of this study was "to estimate lifetime cost-effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to treat overweight and obese children, from the UK National Health Service perspective."
Cost-effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents with Obesity
The objective of this study was "to assess the cost-effecitveness of bariatric surgery for adolescents with obesity using recently published results from the Teen-Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study."
Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 'Families for Health', a family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention delivered in a community setting for ages 6 to 11 years
The aim of this study was "to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness at 12 months of the 'Families for Health' programme using a randomised controlled trial methodology."
Cost-effectiveness of a primary care intervention to treat obesity
The aim of this article is to evaluate the economic impact of treating obesity through varying levels of counselling at the primary care level.
Cost-effectiveness of Family-Based Obesity Treatment
This study was conducted to determine if a family-based behavioural intervention was more cost-effective than information-based treatment.
Comparison of Program Costs for Parent-Only and Family-Based Interventions for Pediatric Obesity in Medically Underserved Rural Settings
The purpose of this article was to determine if there was a significant difference in cost between a childhood obesity intervention targeted at rural families or parents exclusively.