Cost-effectiveness of chronic kidney disease mass screening test in Japan

@inproceedings{Kondo2011CosteffectivenessOC,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of chronic kidney disease mass screening test in Japan},
  author={Masahide Kondo and Kunihiro Yamagata and Shu-ling Hoshi and Chie Saito and Koichi Asahi and Toshiki Moriyama and Kazuhiko Tsuruya and Hideaki Yoshida and Kunitoshi Iseki and Tsuyoshi Watanabe},
  booktitle={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
  year={2011}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a significant public health problem. Strategy for its early detection is still controversial. This study aims to assess the cost-effectiveness of population strategy, i.e. mass screening, and Japan’s health checkup reform. Cost-effectiveness analysis was carried out to compare test modalities in the context of reforming Japan’s mandatory annual health checkup for adults. A decision tree and Markov model with societal perspective were constructed to compare… CONTINUE READING

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