Cost of Illness of Crohn’s Disease

  • Dr Keith Bodger
  • Published 2002 in PharmacoEconomics

Abstract

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease of unknown aetiology which affects around 35 000 people in the UK (population 56.8 million). The potential for onset in early adult life, disease chronicity and a need for hospitalisation and surgery mean that the disease can be associated with substantial healthcare costs. Cost-of-illness studies… (More)
DOI: 10.2165/00019053-200220100-00001