Medical care rates during the year following an AFib diagnosis
A study of Medicare beneficiaries found that during the year following an atrial fibrillation (AF) diagnosis:
• 28% of AF patients (versus 7% of non-AF patients) had 3 or more hospital… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation prevalence, 2007
An estimated 2.2 million Americans have atrial fibrillation and most are over the age of 65.
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Average length of hospital stay for VTE patients after surgery
The mean length of stay for patients hospitalized after major orthopedic surgery was more than twice as long for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE)—as compared to those without VTE. VTE… [ Get More Details ]