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By 2030, it is projected that an additional 3 million people will have heart failure–a 25% increase in prevalence from 2010.

Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khaviou O, Butler J, et al. Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association. Circ. 2011; 123: 933-44. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2011/01/24/CIR.0b013e31820a55f5.abstract

Reference

Title
Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States: A policy statement from the American Heart Association
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Heidenreich P, Trogdon J, Khaviou O, Butler J, et al.
Pages
933-44
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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