Annual costs of treatment for venous leg ulcers in Sweden and the United Kingdom.

@article{Tennvall2005AnnualCO,
  title={Annual costs of treatment for venous leg ulcers in Sweden and the United Kingdom.},
  author={Gunnel Ragnarson Tennvall and Jonas Hjelmgren},
  journal={Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
The aim of this study was to estimate costs of treating venous leg ulcers in Sweden and the United Kingdom during 1 year and to quantify costs in different health states. The costs of treating four different types of venous leg ulcers were estimated for 52 weeks by a stochastic health economic model, which simulated resource use data obtained from prospectively collected patient data, expert panels in the two countries, and published scientific literature. The average cost of treating an ulcer… CONTINUE READING

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