Anti-platelet therapy after a stroke or TIA reduces the risk of nonfatal ischemic strokes by 28% and fatal strokes by 16%.
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Savings associated with t-PA treatment for ischemic stroke patients
A $600 net savings is associated with each ischemic stroke patient treated with t-PA. In 2005, only 2% of all ischemic stroke patients received t-PA. If that percentage was increased… [ Get More Details ]
The volume of mitral valve surgical procedures increased approximately 8.3% from 2010 to 2013.
An estimated 70% of survival improvement in heart attack mortality is attributed to technological advances and procedures developed over the past 30 years, including CABG (coronary artery bypass graft), PTCA… [ Get More Details ]