It is estimated that the number of quality-adjusted life-years achieved with each $1 million spent on antihypertensive drug therapy is between 20-50 to more than 200.
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Performing renal angioplasty to unclog arteries costs $6,000 less than performing a surgical bypass operation. When post-procedure costs are factored in, it costs $14,000 less. The performance of renal angioplasty… [ Get More Details ]
Disease specific status and generic health status improvements from TAVR and SAVR
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in intermediate risk symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients were associated with significant improvements in disease specific status (16 to… [ Get More Details ]
While treatment with antihypertensives has already generated a benefit-to-cost ratio of at least 6:1 (6:1 for women and 10:1 for men), more effective use of antihypertensive medication would have an… [ Get More Details ]