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Trends over time and geographical variation in rates of intravitreal injections in England.

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AIMS: The recent emergence of antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) drugs has led to increased numbers of patients undergoing intravitreal injection for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The aims of this study were to report on trends over time and geographical variation in intravitreal injection rates in England, and consider the implications for publicly funded health services of introducing new and expensive treatments. METHODS: Hospital episode statistics were analysed...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
96
Issue:
3
Pages:
413-418
Publication date:
2012-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:000b7c94-1031-4855-acd6-57b5edf3278e
Source identifiers:
179567
Local pid:
pubs:179567

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