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Medicare beneficiaries AFib mortality rate

Of Medicare beneficiaries who receive an atrial fibrillation diagnosis, 1 in 4 will die within a year.

Piccini, JP, BG Hammill, MF Sinner, PN Jensen, AF Hernandez, SR Heckbert, E Benjamin, and LH Curtis. Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries from 1993 to 2007. Circ. 2010; 122: A191718. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/meeting_abstract/122/21_MeetingAbstracts/A19718

Reference

Title
Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries from 1993 to 2007
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Piccini, JP, BG Hammill, MF Sinner, PN Jensen, AF Hernandez, SR Heckbert, E Benjamin, and LH Curtis
Pages
A191718
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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