Silver Book Fact

Annual incidence of all thromboembolism

Fact image

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 1966 to 1990, by age

Silverstein, MD, JA Heit, DN Mohr, TM Petterson, WM Oâ??Fallon, and LJ Melton III. Trends in the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A 25- year population based study. Arch Int Med. 1998; 158(6): 585-93. http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/158/6/585

Reference

Title
Trends in the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A 25- year population based study
Publication
Arch Int Med
Publication Date
1998
Authors
Silverstein, MD, JA Heit, DN Mohr, TM Petterson, WM Oâ??Fallon, and LJ Melton III
Volume & Issue
Volume 158, Issue 6
Pages
585-93
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

Related Facts

  • The total inpatient hospital cost for cardiovascular disease was $71.2 billion in 2005. This is equal to approximately one fourth of the total cost of inpatient hospital care in…  
  • Detection rate of heart murmurs
    More than 40% of heart murmurs — detected with a stethoscope and sometimes the first sign of heart valve disease (HVD) — are missed by family practitioners.  
  • The mean length of stay for patients hospitalized for stroke ranges from 4.6 to 12.4 days.  
  • Over the next 20 years, medical costs of coronary heart disease are projected to increase by around 200%.  
  • Cardiovascular disease caused 34.4% of the 2.4 million deaths in the U.S in 2003.