Total of physician office visits for first-listed stroke patients in 2014
There were a total of 1,950,000 physician office visits in 2014 for patients first-listed for a stroke diagnosis.
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“Although high cholesterol was recognized as a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease in the 1970s, there were no good ways to reduce it. The best drug available was… [ Get More Details ]
t-PA cost savings
The total annual benefit to society from t-PA use in the United States is around $363 million—$60 million in direct cost savings to society plus an additional 7,510 QALYs. This means… [ Get More Details ]
Echocardiography and nuclear imaging are used for provocative “stress” testing of the heart. When combined with other forms of stress, both can identify the presence of coronary artery-obstructing lesions that… [ Get More Details ]