Following the current path, stroke cases will increase by 28.9% between 2003 and 2023 (estimates do not include strokes among the institutionalized population). If an alternative path is taken, there… [ Get More Details ]
A study looking at the effects of cardiovascular medicines in elderly patients who had previous heart attacks, found a total death rate reduction of 24% between 1995 and 2004.
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Disease specific status and generic health status improvements from TAVR and SAVR
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in intermediate risk symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients were associated with significant improvements in disease specific status (16 to… [ Get More Details ]
Assuming that Medicare Part D covers about 37% of beneficiaries’ drug costs, it is estimated that providing post-myocardial infarction Medicare beneficiaries with full coverage for combination pharmcotherapy will save more… [ Get More Details ]
In 1995, an NIH-funded clinical trial established the first FDA-approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke treatment.The drug tPA, if given within 3 hours of stroke symptoms, reduces the risk of… [ Get More Details ]