Cost-effectiveness analysis in glaucoma: what drives utility? Results from a pilot study in Sweden.

  title={Cost-effectiveness analysis in glaucoma: what drives utility? Results from a pilot study in Sweden.},
  author={Gis{\'e}la Kobelt and Bj{\"o}rn G Jonsson and Anders K. Bergstr{\"o}m and Enping Chen and Christina Lind{\'e}n and A Afzelius Alm},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  volume={84 3},
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of different levels of visual field defect in glaucoma on utilities and to test if utilities could be assessed using a general questionnaire such as the EQ-5D. METHODS A cross-sectional study in 199 patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma grouped into 5 severity stages according to visual field defects was performed in 4 specialized ophthalmic centres. Descriptive analysis was performed for the sample and by stage, and the effect of vision… CONTINUE READING


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