Epidemiology, treatment pattern and health care utilization of myopic choroidal neovascularization: a population based study

@article{Yang2016EpidemiologyTP,
  title={Epidemiology, treatment pattern and health care utilization of myopic choroidal neovascularization: a population based study},
  author={Ming-Chin Yang and Yen-Po Chen and Elise Chia-Hui Tan and Claudia Leteneux and Erin L Chang and Carol H. C. Chu and C C Lai},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2016},
  volume={61},
  pages={159-168}
}
To investigate the prevalence and incidence of myopic choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in Taiwan, including the health care utilization and treatment-associated costs. A retrospective cohort study using existing data from the Taiwanese National Health Insurance claims database to identify patients who had a diagnosis of myopic CNV recorded from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2011. The prevalence of myopic CNV was monitored during this period, and the frequency and cost of both treatment visits… CONTINUE READING
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