Cost-effectiveness of hormone therapy in the United States.

@article{Lekander2009CosteffectivenessOH,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of hormone therapy in the United States.},
  author={Ingrid Lekander and Fredrik Borgstr{\"o}m and Oskar Str{\"o}m and Niklas Zethraeus and J. A. Kanis},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1669-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the cost-effectiveness of 5 years of treatment with hormone therapy (HT) compared with no treatment for women with menopausal symptoms in the United States. METHODS A Markov cohort simulation model was used with tunnel techniques to assess the cost-effectiveness of HT in women aged 50 years, based on a societal perspective. Clinical data, where possible, used results taken from the Women Health Initiative (WHI). The model had a lifetime horizon with cycle lengths of 1… CONTINUE READING

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