Eui-Kyung Lee

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BACKGROUND Hypoglycemia is a very serious complication in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and affects the economic burden of treatment. This study aims to create models of the cost of treating hypoglycemia in patients with T2DM based upon physician estimates of medical resource usage. METHODS Using a literature review and personal advice(More)
In the absence of long-term clinical trials that compare mifamurtide plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy only for treatment of osteosarcoma, decision analysis is a useful tool that helps to determine the optimal treatment strategy. We analyzed the differences between mifamurtide plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy only by using modeling to determine the(More)
The mortality and progression rates in osteosarcoma differ depending on the presence of metastasis. A decision model would be useful for estimating long-term effectiveness of treatment with limited clinical trial data. The aim of this study was to explore the lifetime effectiveness of the addition of mifamurtide to chemotherapy for patients with metastatic(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the hypothesis that the relationship between obesity and the risk of suicidal behaviour would differ according to sex and age. SETTING Data from the 2007-2012 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) were used. PARTICIPANTS 36 211 adults with body mass index (BMI) data were included and the mean age was(More)
PURPOSE To elucidate and compare benefit-risk preferences among Korean patients and physicians concerning cyclooxygenase-2 (Cox-2) inhibitor treatments for arthritis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Subjects included 100 patients with arthritis and 60 board-certified orthopedic surgeon physicians in South Korea. Through a systematic review of the literature,(More)
PURPOSE The benefit-risk balance for drugs can alter post approval owing to additional data on efficacy or adverse events. This study developed a quantitative benefit-risk assessment (BRA) model for statins using multicriteria decision analysis with discrete choice experiments and compared a recent BRA with that at the time of approval. PATIENTS AND(More)
PURPOSES This study aimed to measure utilities, which are quantitative terms incorporating preferences, for various health states of epilepsy with partial seizure in the general population in South Korea. It also aimed to find socio-demographic characteristics associated with the utility scores. METHODS Utility scores using Time Trade-Off (TTO), Visual(More)
BACKGROUND Insufficient social security combined with family structure changes has resulted in a poverty of the elderly. The objective of this study was to examine an association of living arrangements of the elderly with chronic disease prevalence and prescription drug use. METHODS 2008 Korea Health Panel Survey (KHPS) data were used in this study.(More)
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