Bibliographic details

van Gestel A, Webers CA, Severens JL, Beckers HJ, Jansonius NM, Hendrikse F, Schouten JS.  The long-term outcomes of four alternative treatment strategies for primary open-angle glaucoma. Acta Ophthalmologica 2012; 90(1): 20-31


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Administration, Topical; Antihypertensive Agents /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Decision Support Techniques; Disease Progression; Drug Costs; Economics, Pharmaceutical; Follow-Up Studies; Glaucoma, Open-Angle /drug therapy /economics; Health Care Costs; Humans; Intraocular Pressure /drug effects; Ophthalmic Solutions; Prostaglandins F, Synthetic /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; Quinoxalines /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Sulfonamides /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Thiophenes /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Timolol /administration & dosage /adverse effects /economics; Treatment Outcome