The total direct and indirect cost of CVD and stroke in the United States for 2008 is estimated at $448.5 billion. This figure includes health expenditures (direct costs, which include… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation as a contributory cause of death
Around 84% of all deaths with atrial fibrillation as a contributory cause are in individuals age 75 and older.
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“…CVD has held the rank of number-one killer in the United States every year since 1900 (except for 1918, thanks to pandemic flu) and now hold the title ‘world’s greatest… [ Get More Details ]