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A recent study demonstrated that the cost of treating cardiovascular disease could rise by 64% to 84% by 2025.

Reference

Title
The Future of Cardiology: Utilization and costs of care
Publication
J Am Coll Cardiol
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Steinwachs D, Collins-Nakai R, Cohn L, Garson A, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 35, Issue 4
Pages
1092-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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