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Targeted screening for Coeliac Disease among irritable bowel syndrome patients: analysis of cost-effectiveness and value of information.

Authors
  • Mohseninejad, Leyla
  • Feenstra, Talitha
  • van der Horst, Henriëtte E
  • Woutersen-Koch, Hèlen
  • Buskens, Erik
Type
Published Article
Journal
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2013
Volume
14
Issue
6
Pages
947–957
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10198-012-0441-4
PMID: 23179163
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Screening patients with IBS-D or IBS-mix for CD is almost certainly cost-effective. The screening program would improve the quality of life of those patients with IBS symptoms who actually have CD at a relatively low cost.

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