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Between 2.7 and 6.1 million Americans have AFib.

AdvaMed. The Value of MedTech: to treat AFib. Washington, D.C.: AdvaMed; 2015:1. http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/sites/default/files/files/AFib-factsheet_FINAL.pdf. Accessed November 9, 2015

Reference

Title
The Value of MedTech: to treat AFib
Publisher
AdvaMed
Publication Date
2015
Authors
AdvaMed
Pages
1
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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