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Several prevention/early detection interventions for cardiovascular disease have cost-effectiveness ratios of $50,000-$70,000 per life saved.

Pearson, Thomas. The Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease: Have we really made progress?. Health Affairs. 2007; 26(1): 49-60

Reference

Title
The Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease: Have we really made progress?
Publication
Health Affairs
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Pearson, Thomas
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 1
Pages
49-60

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Economic Value

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