Between 1984 and 1998, the cost of treating heart attack patients rose $10,000. However, medical technology increased the life expectancy of heart attack patients by an average of 1 year-a… [ Get More Details ]
From approval in 2011 through 2015 >54,000 TAVRs were performed in 418 centers in 48 states
If all forms of cardiovascular disease were eliminated, life expectancy would rise by almost 7 years.
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Antihypertensive therapy has had a major impact on health. Without it, 1999-2000 average blood pressures (at age 40 or over) would have been 10-13% higher, and 86,000 more premature deaths… [ Get More Details ]