AFib is a major economic burden for the U.S. with at least $6.65 billion in healthcare costs attributable to the disease each year. This estimate may be low. One study… [ Get More Details ]
AFib treatment costs, 2001
In 2001, the estimated treatment costs of atrial fibrillation were $6.65 billion per year—this included hospitalization costs, in- and out-patient care, and medications. This did not include costs of stroke… [ Get More Details ]
Lifetime risk of developing atrial fibrillation for men and women
The lifetime risk of developing atrial fibrillation is around 1 in 4 for both men and women age 40 and older.
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