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Estimating the economic burden of cardiovascular events in patients receiving lipid-modifying therapy in the UK.

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Objectives

To characterise the costs to the UK National Health Service of cardiovascular (CV) events among individuals receiving lipid-modifying therapy.

Design

Retrospective cohort study using Clinical Practice Research Datalink records from 2006 to 2012 to identify individuals with their first and second CVrelated hospitalisations (first event and second event cohorts). Within-person differences were used to estimate CV-related outcomes.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011805

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
8
Pages:
e011805
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-15
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
27496237
Source identifiers:
638353
Language:
English
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pubs:638353
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uuid:a0dbe2aa-177a-46d5-8c5b-ef511792f588
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pubs:638353
Deposit date:
2018-01-19

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