The Direct Cost of Managing Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Infection in Australia
GOALS: To estimate the average annual cost of managing a patient with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) disease in Australia. BACKGROUND: Little is known about the prevalence or economic burden of hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection in Australia, despite it being recognized as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. STUDY: A retrospective analysis of 149 patients with CHB disease in six disease states (noncirrhotic CHB, compensated and decompensated cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, liver...[Show more]
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