OBJECTIVES: To assess the cost effectiveness of strategies to screen for and treat familial hypercholesterolaemia. DESIGN: Cost effectiveness analysis. A care pathway for each patient was delineated and the associated probabilities, benefits, and costs were calculated. PARTICIPANTS: Simulated population aged 16-54 years in England and Wales. INTERVENTIONS: Identification and treatment of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia by universal screening, opportunistic screening in primary c...Expand abstract
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Cost effectiveness analysis of different approaches of screening for familial hypercholesterolaemia.
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