Zeynep Colpan

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BACKGROUND The objective of the present study was to evaluate the cost-utility of bariatric surgery in a lifetime horizon from a Swedish health care payer perspective. METHODS A decision analytic model using the Markov process was developed covering cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and surgical complications. Clinical effectiveness and safety(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to evaluate the current utilization, the level of endorsement by professional societies, and health technology assessment bodies, as well as the reimbursement levels for bariatric surgery in European countries. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed an analysis of the indications for bariatric surgery based on national(More)
Dear Editor, We are grateful for having the possibility to comment on the BLetter to the editor^ regarding our article BBariatric Surgery can Lead to Net Cost Savings to Health Care Systems: Results from a Comprehensive European Decision Analytic Model^. Fildes et al. have compared our data and results with those from the Swedish Obese Subjects study [1].(More)
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