Ischemic stroke patients treated with t-PA (a drug used to treat blood clots) within 3 hours of onset are 33% more likely to be free of disability 3 months after… [ Get More Details ]
Between 1988 & 1994 and 1999 & 2004, use of pharmacological lipid-lowering treatment increased from 11.7% to 40.8%. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control increased from 4.0% to 25.1% among those with
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Surgical Aortic Valve Replacements in 2010
In 2010, ~67,500 surgical aortic valve replacements (SAVR) were performed in the U.S.
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A study exploring the decline in deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease in the U.S. from 1980 to 2000 suggested that approximately 47% of the decrease was due to the increased… [ Get More Details ]
Satisfaction rates of heart valve disease patients with their treatment