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The Direct Cost of Managing Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Infection in Australia

Butler, James; Pianko, Stephen; Korda, Rosemary; Nguyen, Shara; Gow, Paul; Roberts, Stuart K; Strasser, Simone; Sievert, William


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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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology


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