Cardiovascular disease death rates broken down by category
Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause (45.1%) of deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease in the US, followed by stroke (16.5 percent), Heart Failure (8.5%), High Blood Pressure (9.1%), diseases… [ Get More Details ]
Increased hospital admissions and prolonged length of stay for patients who do not undergo treatment
Medicare severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients who do not undergo treatment have an average of 1.9 hospital admissions per year and prolonged lengths of stay — 11.5 hospital days… [ Get More Details ]
Stroke was the third leasing cause of death for those over 65 in 2006 with 297 per 100,000 deaths.
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One-Year Cost Component for Atrial Fibrillation & Non AF Medicare Patients