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Cost-effectiveness of club-foot treatment in low-income and middle-income countries by the Ponseti method

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Background Club foot is a common congenital deformity affecting 150 000–200 000 children every year. Untreated patients end up walking on the side or back of the affected foot, with severe social and economic consequences. Club foot is highly treatable by the Ponseti method, a non-invasive technique that has been described as highly suitable for use in resource-limited settings. To date, there has been no evaluation of its cost-effectiveness ratio, defined as the cost of averting one disabili...

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10.1136/bmjgh-2015-000023

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BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2016-05-26
Acceptance date:
2016-02-26
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633073
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2016-07-11

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