Stroke risk reduction from thrombin inhibitor in AFib patients
A recently approved direct thrombin inhibitor was found to reduce the risk of stroke/peripheral embolic events in atrial fibrillation patients by 34%, and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke by 74%—compared… [ Get More Details ]
Decrease in AFib hospitalization rates
The use of practice guidelines in atrial fibrillation patients saw a decrease in rate of hospitalization from 74%to 38%.
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“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 ]
Between 1984 and 1998, the cost of treating heart attack patients rose $10,000. However, medical technology increased the life expectancy of heart attack patients by an average of 1 year-a… [ Get More Details ]