The mean total cost for inpatient care of patients who develop in-hospital venous thromboembolism (VTE) after orthopedic surgery is almost double compared to those who don’t develop VTE—$17,114 for deep vein thrombosis… [ Get More Details ]
In 2005, an estimated 103,000 inpatient endarterectomy procedures were performed in the U.S. Carotid endarterectomy is the most frequently performed surgical procedure to prevent stroke.
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Most common causes of death after AFib diagnosis
Within the first 4 months of diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths are coronary artery disease (22%), heart failure (14%), and ischemic stroke (10%). After… [ Get More Details ]