Andrés Pichón-Riviére

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OBJECTIVE To estimate individual and household economic impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in selected low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). BACKGROUND Empirical evidence on the microeconomic consequences of CVD in LMIC is scarce. METHODS AND FINDINGS We surveyed 1,657 recently hospitalized CVD patients (66% male; mean age 55.8 years) from(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of mortality and morbidity in Argentina representing 34.2% of deaths and 12.6% of potential years of life lost (PYLL). The aim of the study was to estimate the burden of acute coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke and the cost-effectiveness of preventative population-based and clinical(More)
BACKGROUND A recently developed 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable H influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) is expected to afford protection against more than two thirds of isolates causing IPD in children in Latin America, and also against acute otitis media caused by both Spn and NTHi. The objective of this study is to assess the(More)
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a leading cause of maternal death. Despite strong evidence showing the efficacy of routine oxytocin in preventing PPH, the proportion of women receiving it after delivery is still below 100%. The Uniject injection system prefilled with oxytocin (Uniject) has the potential advantage, due to its ease of use, to increase oxytocin(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer (CC) and genital warts (GW) are a significant public health issue in Venezuela. Our objective was to assess the cost-effectiveness of the two available vaccines, bivalent and quadrivalent, against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Venezuelan girls in order to inform decision-makers. METHODS A previously published Markov cohort(More)
In Table 2, the values in the second column are incorrect. All values should be represented in the thousands. Please see the corrected Table 2 here. There are errors in Fig 2 where " threshold " is misspelled three times. Please view Fig 2 here. Notes: These five countries were selected to reflect the range of results obtained in the incre-mental(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the impact of Argentine policies to reduce trans fatty acids (TFA) on coronary heart disease (CHD), disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and associated health-care costs. METHODS We estimated the baseline intake of TFA before 2004 to be 1.5% of total energy intake. We built a policy model including baseline intake of TFA, the oils(More)
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