In 2000, the American College of Cardiology estimated that by 2050, the population of Americans with the diagnosis of heart disease will double the current number of 12.5 million, because… [ Get More Details ]
Of those who have a first stroke, within 5 years: 13% of men and 22% of women ages 40-69 have a recurrent stroke; and 23% of men and 28% of… [ Get More Details ]
50-70% of stroke survivors regain functional independence. However, 15-30% are permanently disabled and 20% require institutional care at 3 months after onset.
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