Health and economic consequences of HCV lookback.

  title={Health and economic consequences of HCV lookback.},
  author={Arturo Pereira},
  volume={41 6},
BACKGROUND Several countries have conducted or are considering campaigns of lookback on blood recipients who may have acquired posttransfusion HCV (PT-HCV) before the implementation of anti-HCV screening. There is, however, no estimation of the health and economic consequences of the medical interventions triggered by the lookback. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS This study used a Monte Carlo simulation of a Markov model representing the natural history of PT-HCV. Unadjusted and quality-adjusted… CONTINUE READING