Tassia Cristina Decimoni

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BACKGROUND Little is known about the quality and quantity of cost-utility analyses (CUAs) in Brazil. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to provide a systematic review of published CUAs of healthcare technologies in Brazil. METHODS We performed a systematic review of economic evaluations studies published in MEDLINE, EMBASE, LILACS (Latin American(More)
AIM To systematically review economic evaluations in gastroenterology, relating to Brazil, published between 1980 and 2013. METHODS We selected full and partial economic evaluations from among those retrieved by searching the following databases: MEDLINE (PubMed); Excerpta Medica; the Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature database; the(More)
The aim of this study is to identify and characterize the health economic evaluations (HEEs) of diagnostic tests conducted in Brazil, in terms of their adherence to international guidelines for reporting economic studies and specific questions in test accuracy reports. We systematically searched multiple databases, selecting partial and full HEEs of(More)
BACKGROUND: The pre-transplant period is complex and includes lots of procedures. The severity of liver disease predisposes to a high number of hospitalizations and high costs procedures. Economic evaluation studies are important tools to handle costs on the waiting list for liver transplantation. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the present study was to(More)
BACKGROUND In Brazil, since 2005, the Ministry of Health requires Health Economic Evaluation (HEE) of vaccines for introduction into the National Immunization Program. OBJECTIVES To describe and analyze the full HEE on vaccines conducted in Brazil from 1980 to 2013. METHODS Systematic review of the literature. We searched multiple databases. Two(More)
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