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From 1979 to 2005, the number of inpatient discharges from short-stay hospitals with cardiovascular disease as the first-listed diagnosis increased 26% to 6,159,000 discharges. In 2005, cardiovascular disease ranked highest… [ Get More Details ]
2016 prevalence of aortic valve disease in America
In 2016, as many as 5.8 million U.S. adults had aortic valve disease (AVD).
Note: Alliance for Aging Research generated statistic, based on 2005 percentage prevalence
estimates by Bach et al. 2007
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