Silver Book Fact

Between 1998 and 2008, the stroke death rate fell 34.8%. The actual number of stroke deaths declined 19.4%.

Roger, Veronique L., Alan S. Go, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Emelia J. Benjamin, Jarret D. Berry, et al.; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update. Circulation. 2012; 125: e2-e220. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/125/1/e2

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Roger, Veronique L., Alan S. Go, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, Emelia J. Benjamin, Jarret D. Berry, et al.; on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee
Pages
e2-e220
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

Related Facts

  • Cost-effectiveness of TAVR in sSAS patients
    Patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) considered to be at high surgical risk who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) experienced lifetime incremental cost-effectiveness ratios of $55,090 per QALY…  
  • Lowering blood pressure associated with reduction in stroke risk
    Lowering of blood pressure is associated with a 30% to 40% reduction in stroke risk.  
  • The volume of mitral valve surgical procedures increased approximately 8.3% from 2010 to 2013.
     
  • The projected economic value of eliminating deaths from stroke is $7.6 trillion.  
  • Anti-platelet therapy stroke risk reduction
    Anti-platelet therapy after a stroke or TIA reduces the risk of nonfatal ischemic strokes by 28% and fatal strokes by 16%.