“Coronary heart disease spending has increased more than 40% over the past 15 years, and, as a whole, the health improvements have been well worth the costs. Over the entire… [ Get More Details ]
Greater use of clot-busting drug t-PA in ischemic
stroke patients could save the health care system
over $100 million a year.
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Catheter ablation reduces risk of stroke and death among AFib patients
Atrial fibrillation patients who underwent catheter ablation had a reduced risk of stroke and death—2.2% of those who had ablation experienced stroke versus 4.7% on medications alone, and 6% died from… [ Get More Details ]
According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, 146 new medicines are being developed for heart disease and stroke. They include 17 for stroke, 16 for congestive heart failure,… [ Get More Details ]