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Stroke risk reduction from thrombin inhibitor in AFib patients
A recently approved direct thrombin inhibitor was found to reduce the risk of stroke/peripheral embolic events in atrial fibrillation patients by 34%, and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke by 74%—compared… [ Get More Details ]
A study exploring the decline in deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease in the U.S. from 1980 to 2000 suggested that approximately 47% of the decrease was due to the increased… [ Get More Details ]
Lowering blood pressure associated with reduction in stroke risk
Lowering of blood pressure is associated with a 30% to 40% reduction in stroke risk.
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From approval in 2011 through 2015 >54,000 TAVRs were performed in 418 centers in 48 states