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  1. Economics of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer disease. Satellite symposium. Copenhagen (DNK), 1996/10/18.

    The annual incidence of peptic ulcer disease in developed countries is around one to three per thousand inhabitants.

    Since the introduction of acid-secretion inhibitors, the indirect costs of this disease, which has a high rate of relapse, have steadily decreased, although direct costs have been increasing.

    The possibility of healing the patient through Helicobacter pylori eradication has the potential for a huge economic impact considering the long-term cost : benefit ratio.

    A recent study has shown that H. pylori eradication therapy can save between US$750 000 and US$1 000 000 per year per million inhabitants in western Europe compared to maintenance or episodic therapy.

    This paper reviews the cost implications of various management strategies for peptic ulcer disease, comparing the cost : benefit ratios of five different treatment regimens.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Gastrite, Campylobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bactérie, Politique sanitaire, Eradication, Indication, Chimiothérapie, Médicament, Protocole thérapeutique, Analyse avantage coût, Homme, Appareil digestif pathologie, Estomac pathologie, Economie santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Gastritis, Campylobacter infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bacteria, Health policy, Eradication, Indication, Chemotherapy, Drug, Therapeutic protocol, Cost benefit analysis, Human, Digestive diseases, Gastric disease, Health economy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0342219

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 12/09/1997.