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t-PA cost savings

The total annual benefit to society from t-PA use in the United States is around $363 million—$60 million in direct cost savings to society plus an additional 7,510 QALYs. This means that t-PA saves $6,074 and adds 0.75 QALY per use.

Johnston, SC. The Economic Case for New Stroke Thrombolytics. Stroke. 2010; 41(10): S59-62. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/41/10_suppl_1/S59

Reference

Title
The Economic Case for New Stroke Thrombolytics
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Johnston, SC.
Volume & Issue
Volume 41, Issue 10
Pages
S59-62
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Economic Value

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