Cost-effectiveness of cerebrospinal biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

  title={Cost-effectiveness of cerebrospinal biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease},
  author={Spencer A W Lee and Luciano A Sposato and Vladimir Hachinski and Lauren E. Cipriano},
  booktitle={Alzheimer's Research & Therapy},
BackgroundAccurate and timely diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is important for prompt initiation of treatment in patients with AD and to avoid inappropriate treatment of patients with false-positive diagnoses.MethodsUsing a Markov model, we estimated the lifetime costs and quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) of cerebrospinal fluid biomarker analysis in a cohort of patients referred to a neurologist or memory clinic with suspected AD who remained without a definitive diagnosis of AD or… CONTINUE READING


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