The societal burden of blindness secondary to retinopathy of prematurity in Lima, Peru.

@article{Dave2011TheSB,
  title={The societal burden of blindness secondary to retinopathy of prematurity in Lima, Peru.},
  author={Hreem B Dave and Luz Angelly Soler Gordillo and Zhou Yang and Monica S. Zhang and George Baker Hubbard and Timothy W. Olsen},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={
          750-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the cost-effectiveness of laser treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in Lima, Peru. DESIGN A cost-of-illness study (in US dollars) to determine the direct cost of treatment, the indirect lifetime cost of blindness, and the quality-adjusted life years. METHODS The direct cost of ROP-related treatment was determined by reviewing data retrospectively from a social security sector hospital. The indirect cost was determined using national economic data of Peru… CONTINUE READING
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