Stroke is very disabling and individuals recovering from a stroke who also have AFib have a higher risk of remaining disable or handicapped compared to stroke patients without AFib.
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Direct medical costs for treatment of atrial fibrillation, 2001
The direct medical costs for ambulatory and outpatient treatment of atrial fibrillation patients in 2001 was an estimated $1.76 billion. Office visits accounted for 66% of those costs, emergency department… [ Get More Details ]
One-Year Cost Component for Atrial Fibrillation & Non AF Medicare Patients