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… [ Get More Details ]
Pulmonary hypertension is a complication in at least 23% of patients with significant mitral regurgitation due to flail leaflet, and approximately doubles the risk of death and heart failure after diagnosis.
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 ]
The median survival time after a first stroke are: at 60-69 years of age–6.8 years for men and 7.4 years for women; at 70-79 years of age–5.4 years for men… [ Get More Details ]