PMS18 - Budget impact analysis of knee osteoarthritis viscosupplementation treatment in Brazil

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Data
2018
Autores
Senna, K
Silva, G
Tura, BR
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Volume Title
Publisher
Value in Health
Resumo
Knee osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease and has been shown to be associated with aging. It affects 3.8% of the population, worldwide, and causes significant disability, impairing patient’s quality of life. Current treatment options are as follows: pharmacological, non-pharmacological and surgical. Viscosupplementation is a treatment with exogenous hyaluronic acid applied to the knees for symptom relief and postponing surgery. This study aims to estimate the budget impact of viscosupplementation treatment for knee osteoarthritis.
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Budget impact analysis, Knee osteoarthritis, Treatment
Citação
Senna KMS, Silva G, Tura BR. PMS18 - Budget impact analysis of knee osteoarthritis viscosupplementation treatment in Brazil. Value in Health.2018;21(suppl 3):S290.