The societal burden of chronic liver diseases: results from the COME study

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Chronic liver diseases (CLDs) impose a significant socioeconomic burden on patients and the healthcare system, but to what extent remains underexplored. We estimated costs and health-related-quality-of-life (HRQoL) among patients with CLDs at different stages and with different aetiologies. DESIGN A cost-of-illness study was conducted. Direct… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgast-2014-000025

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