What happens after a single surgical intervention for hidradenitis suppurativa? A retrospective claims-based analysis 

Journal of Medical Economics, 2016 07; 19(7): 710-717

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is often treated by surgery. The risk of recurrence after surgery is common and the consequences are substantial, but neither has been quantified using a claims database. This study aimed to estimate the burden associated with non-curative surgery in HS patients. 

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Jemec GB, Guerin A, Kaminsky M, Okun M, Sundaram M.