Heart disease was the leading cause of death for those over 65 in 2006 with 1,297 deaths per 100,000.
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SAS patient hospitalization costs
Symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients who do not undergo treatment cost Medicare as much as $1.3 billion each year due to rehospitalization, prolonged stays, admissions to skilled nursing facilities, and… [ Get More Details ]
Ischemic stroke survivors who were 65 years and older had the following disabilities 6 months after their stroke:• 50% had some one-sided paralysis• 30% needed help walking• 26% needed help… [ Get More Details ]