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Hospitalization costs for patients with nonrecurrent ischemic stroke

The cost of hospitalization for patients with nonrecurrent ischemic stroke is $4,991 more in patients with atrial fibrillation, than in patients without the disease.

 

 

 

Wang, Guijing, Heesoo Joo, Xin Tong, and Mary George. Hospital Costs Associated with Atrial Fibrillation for Patients with Ischemic Stroke Aged 18-64 Years in the United States. Stroke. 2015; 46: 1314-20. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/46/5/1314.abstract?sid=700ab191-0e9c-437c-a37e-0e3c17ae6d15

Reference

Title
Hospital Costs Associated with Atrial Fibrillation for Patients with Ischemic Stroke Aged 18-64 Years in the United States
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
2015
Authors
Wang, Guijing, Heesoo Joo, Xin Tong, and Mary George
Pages
1314-20
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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