Bibliographic details

Luan FL, Stuckey LJ, Park JM, Kaul D, Cibrik D, Ojo A.  Six-month prophylaxis is cost effective in transplant patients at high risk for cytomegalovirus infection. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2009; 20(11): 2449-2458


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Aged; Antiviral Agents /economics /therapeutic use; control; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Cytomegalovirus Infections /economics /etiology /prevention & control; derivatives /economics /therapeutic use; Female; Ganciclovir /analogs & derivatives; Humans; Kidney Transplantation /adverse effects; Male; Middle Aged; Pancreas Transplantation /adverse effects; Risk Factors; Time Factors