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Title: Economic impact of dry eye disease in Spain: A multicentre retrospective insurance claims database analysis
Author: Darbà, Josep
Ascanio, Meritxell
Keywords: Síndromes de l'ull sec
Anàlisi d'impacte econòmic
Assegurances de malaltia
Dry eye syndromes
Economic impact analysis
Health insurance
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2021
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract: To analyse the occurrence and cost of dry eye disease in Spain in the recent years. A cross-sectional analysis based on anonymised data from an insurance claims database that includes data from 1997 to 2015 from public and private hospitals and healthcare centres; 36,081 patients were eligible for the study after duplicate elimination. Five ICD9 codes associated with dry eye were used for patient selection, including vitamin A deficiency with xerophthalmic scars of cornea, xerophthalmia due to vitamin A deficiency, keratoconjunctivitis sicca not specified as Sjögren's, dry eye syndrome and keratoconjunctivitis sicca Sjögren's disease.
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It is part of: European Journal of Ophthalmology, 2021, vol. 31, num. 2, p. 328-333
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ISSN: 1120-6721
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