Within the first 4 months of diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths are coronary artery disease (22%), heart failure (14%), and ischemic stroke (10%). After… [ Get More Details ]
Cost of AFib-related stroke in Medicare patients
The incremental treatment costs associated with stroke in the year following diagnosis of atrial fibrillation are an estimated $7,907 per Medicare patient.
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Atrial Fibrillation is Increasingly Prevalent in the United States