“Increasing life expectancy in western society is a result of two major success stories in the prevention and treatment of human disease. The first milestone was eliminating the scourge of… [ Get More Details ]
Compared to predicted levels in the absence of drug therapy, there were 9% fewer deaths from major cardiovascular disease in 2001 and 38% and 25% fewer hospital discharges for stroke… [ Get More Details ]
In 2005, approximately 469,000 coronary artery bypass procedures were performed on 261,000 patients in the U.S.
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