Budget impact from the incorporation of positron emission tomography – computed tomography for staging lung cancers

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Biz,Aline Navega; Caetano,Rosângela;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Revista de Saúde Pública,volume 49 (issn: 0034-8910, eissn: 1518-8787)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0034-8910.2015049005447, pmc: PMC4544594
  • Subject: Positron-Emission Tomography, economics | Sistema Único de Saúde | Carcinoma Pulmonar de Células Não Pequenas, terapia | Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, therapy | Health Care Costs | Tomografia por Emissão de Pósitrons, economia | RA1-1270 | Budgets | Unified Health System | Public aspects of medicine | Original Articles | Artigos Originais | Custos de Cuidados de Saúde | Orçamentos

<sec><title>OBJECTIVE</title><p> To estimate the budget impact from the incorporation of positron emission tomography (PET) in mediastinal and distant staging of non-small cell lung cancer.</p></sec><sec><title>METHODS</title><p> The estimates were calculated by the epi... View more