Cost-effectiveness study of imipenem/cilastatin versus meropenem in intra-abdominal infections.

BACKGROUND The efficacy of two carbapenems, imipenem/cilastatin (I/C, 1.5 g daily) versus meropenem (3 g daily) in intra-abdominal infections was assessed in a recent multicenter randomized clinical trial. The aim of this article is to perform a cost-effectiveness analysis as in real-world practice according to the findings of this clinical trial. METHODS… CONTINUE READING