Cost–Effectiveness of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Nondiabetic Advanced Renal Disease

Charles Christian Adarkwah; Afschin Gandjour

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Expert Rev Pharmacoeconomics Outcomes Res. 2011;11(2):215-223. 

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Five-year View

We expect that the potential for savings by preventing ESRD will increase in the future. In the last 10 years, dialysis costs have increased by approximately 25%[26,30,43,101] and we expect this trend to continue owing to stricter regulations concerning dialysis safety, technological advancement of dialysis machines and better-tolerated dialysis solutions. On the other hand, the prices of erythropoietin and reimbursement of physicians may decrease.

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