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Directs Health Care Costs of Pituitary Adenomas in Ontario, Canada: A Population-Based Study

Project ID: 2017-359/ TRIM 2022 0970 272 000

Principle Investigator: Lisa Caulley

Description: The objective of this study is to determine the direct healthcare costs of pituitary adenomas and patient characteristics of drivers of health care spending using a propensity-score based model. Disease-specific expenditures would be linked through unique Ontario’s health administrative databases, including hospital records from acute care (inpatient acute, and same day surgery); emergency department; physician billings; and outpatient drug prescriptions.

PIA approved: December 21, 2020