Economic Evaluation of Dialysis
More than 100 000 patients receive chronic haemodialysis throughout the world. In Europe alone well above 40 000 patients received haemodialysis at home or in hospital in 1979. The stock of patients on various treatment modalities for chronic renal failure (CRF) has been increasing by roughly 15% a year during the last part of the 1970s as shown in Table 9.1.
KeywordsEconomic Evaluation Chronic Renal Failure Cohort Model Cost Side Home Dialysis
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