Intractable/Rare Diseases Trend Ranking in MDV Data (2021)
1. What Kind of Information is included in MDV Database?
MDV database contains medical treatment, disease, and partial blood test result information allowing different analyses by pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, academia, research institutions, and health insurance companies.
Within the medical treatment information, medications are included. Medication information can be broken down to generic names and product names. This information can be used to target a specific patient population for refined analysis.
On this occasion, we will look at the medication trend ranking in Japan using the data in MDV database.
2. Intractable/Rare Diseases Trend Ranking in MDV Data (January 2021- December 2021)
MDV Database contains more than 39 million patient data from over 460 hospitals in Japan:
|No||ICD 10 Code||ICD 10 Category Name||Number of Patients|
|2||K519||Ulcerative colitis, unspecified||45,605|
|3||M329||Systemic lupus erythematosus, unspecified||38,394|
|4||M488||Other specified spondylopathies||26,627|
|5||N028||Recurrent and persistent haematuria : other||23,281|
|6||D693||Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura||18,858|
|10||M321||Systemic lupus erythematosus with organ or system involvement||11,377|
|11||K509||Crohn disease, unspecified||11,316|
|12||J841||Other interstitial pulmonary diseases with fibrosis||11,171|
|14||K510||Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis||8,976|
|15||Q613||Polycystic kidney, unspecified||7,567|
|16||G319||Degenerative disease of nervous system, unspecified||7,277|
|19||M340||Progressive systemic sclerosis||6,922|
As MDV database main source is provided by various hospital institutions, it is more likely to locate a more substantial volume of information on rare diseases.