Cost-effectiveness of metformin plus vildagliptin compared with metformin plus sulphonylurea for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a Portuguese healthcare system perspective.

@article{Viriato2014CosteffectivenessOM,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of metformin plus vildagliptin compared with metformin plus sulphonylurea for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a Portuguese healthcare system perspective.},
  author={Daniel Viriato and Frederico Calado and Jean-Bernard Gruenberger and Siew Hwa Ong and Davide Maur{\'i}cio Carvalho and Jos{\'e} Silva-Nunes and Sukhvinder Johal and Ricardo Lu{\'i}s Viana},
  journal={Journal of medical economics},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={499-507}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of vildagliptin plus metformin vs generic sulphonylurea plus metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, not controlled with metformin, from a Portuguese healthcare system perspective. METHODS A cost-effectiveness model was constructed using risk equations from the UK Prospective Diabetes Study Outcomes Model with a 10,000-patient cohort and a lifetime horizon. The model predicted microvascular and macrovascular complications and mortality… CONTINUE READING
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