Silver Book Fact

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, 10 for high blood pressure, 8 for heart attacks and 13 for arrhythmias.

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

Related Facts

  • Pioglitazone associated with relative risk reduction in recurrent stroke
    The PROactive trial to manage glucose in diabetics with a history of cardiovascular disease, stroke, or other vascular risk factors found that treatment with pioglitazone was associated with a 47% relative…  
  • TAVR Procedures 2011 – 2015
    From approval in 2011 through 2015, >54,000 transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs) were performed in 418 centers in 48 states.  
  • Over the past 15 years, three classes of drugs have reduced mortality and improved symptoms of heart failure in patients who have decreased heart muscle function. These classes of drugs…  
  • AFib practice guidelines reduce direct health care costs
    The use of practice guidelines in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients significantly decreased hospitalization and resource utilization—with an average decrease in 30-day total direct health care costs of around $1,400 per patient.  
  • Development and widespread use of left ventricular assist devices could result in a 50% decrease in heart failure-related hospitalizations.