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Abstract: we have performed the first-ever comparative pharmacoeconomic analysis in a Russian context of bendamustine in the first line of therapy of a multiple myeloma for for patients more senior 65 years old with clinical manifestations of a polineuropathy, which autological transplantation of stem cells isn’t shown. Research was conducted from a position of the state health system by means of mathematical modeling. Markov modeling and the sensitivity analysis were used. For primary patients who aren’t candidates for transplantation the following regimes of treatment were compared of: bendamustine + prednisone; melphalan + prednisone; bortezomibe + dexamethasone. The results show that the use of bendamustine in the first line of therapy of a multiple myeloma for elderly patients with the phenomena of a polyneuropathy is economically expedient from the point of view of a ratio of cost and efficiency.

About the Authors

A. S. Kolbin
First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Peterburg; Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian Federation

I. A. Vilum
National Medical and Surgical Center of the N.I. Pirogov, St. Peterburg
Russian Federation

Yu. E. Balykina
Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian Federation

M. A. Proskurin
Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian Federation


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For citation:

Kolbin A.S., Vilum I.A., Balykina Y.E., Proskurin M.A. PHARMACOECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF RIBOMUSTIN® IN THERAPY OF THE FIRST LINE OF A MULTIPLE MYELOMA FOR PATIENTS MORE SENIOR 65 YEARS OLD. PHARMACOECONOMICS. Modern pharmacoeconomics and pharmacoepidemiology. 2014;7(2):6-12. (In Russ.)

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