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Optimal strategies for identifying kidney disease in diabetes: properties of screening tests, progression of renal dysfunction and impact of treatment - systematic review and modelling of progression and cost-effectiveness.

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BACKGROUND: Annual screening for adults with type 2 diabetes to detect the early onset of kidney disease is widely recommended, but the recommendations are based on a limited methodological approach. In addition, there are continuing uncertainties about underlying rates of progression of the condition and the benefits of treatments with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to estimate the clinical value and cost-effectiveness of diff...

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10.3310/hta18140

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Publisher:
National Co-ordinating Centre for HTA
Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
18
Issue:
14
Pages:
1-128
Publication date:
2014-02-01
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Source identifiers:
450894

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