Pulmonary hypertension is a complication in at least 23% of patients with significant mitral regurgitation due to flail leaflet, and approximately doubles the risk of death and heart failure after diagnosis.
5.5 million Americans have survived a stroke, but live with its impact every day.
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Between 1998 and 2009, the number of inpatient discharged from short-stay hospitals with high blood pressure as the first-listed diagnosis increased from 439,000 to 579,000. The number of all-listed… [ Get More Details ]
Ischemic stroke survivors who were 65 years and older had the following disabilities 6 months after their stroke:• 50% had some one-sided paralysis• 30% needed help walking• 26% needed help… [ Get More Details ]