The risk of ischemic stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation patients is 2 to 7 times (200% to 700%) greater than in those without the disease.
[ Get More Details ]
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 ]
Annual incidence of all thromboembolism
Annual incidence of all thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) alone, and plumonary embolism (PE) with or without deep vein thrombosis (PE ± DVT) among residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, from… [ Get More Details ]