The mortality rate due to cardiovascular disease was 235.5 per 100,000 people in 2010.
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Annual AFib-related stroke Medicare costs
Stroke in Medicare patients with atrial fibrillation who were not treated with anticoagulants, cost Medicare $4.8 billion each year in direct costs. Those who had strokes despite prophylactic treatment cost an additional… [ Get More Details ]
Moderate or severe aortic valve disease is present in 4.2% to 10.7% of the population ages 65 and older.