While treatment with antihypertensives has already generated a benefit-to-cost ratio of at least 6:1 (6:1 for women and 10:1 for men), more effective use of antihypertensive medication would have an… [ Get More Details ]
Development and widespread use of left ventricular assist devices could result in a 50% decrease in heart failure-related hospitalizations.
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Full medication coverage is expected to increase patient compliance from 50% to 76%. Expanded coverage would cost insurers an average of $644 more per patient, but would avert an average… [ Get More Details ]
Survival Rates of SAS Patients with and without SAVR
Patients with severe aortic stenosis (SAS) ages 80+ who underwent surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) have 1-year, 2-year, and 5-year survival rates of 87%, 78%, and 68% respectively — compared with… [ Get More Details ]
The volume of mitral valve surgical procedures increased approximately 8.3% from 2010 to 2013.