Hypertension and heart failure are the 2 most common cardiovascular reasons for physician visits in older adults. Heart failure is a major cause of chronic disability, inability to exercise, decreased… [ Get More Details ]
The estimated direct and indirect cost of high blood pressure for 2010 is $76.6 billion.
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Survival Rates Over 5 Years for Patients with Medically Managed Severe Aortic Stenosis
The prevalence of high blood pressure (hypertension) increases with age. In 2003 – 2006, 36% of men and women age 45 – 54 years had hypertension, compared with 65% of… [ Get More Details ]
Symptomatic venous thromboembolism outcomes
Around one-third of patients with symptomatic venous thromboembolism manifest pulmonary embolism. Two-thirds manifest deep vein thrombosis alone. Death occurs within 1 month of diagnosis in approximately 6% of deep vein… [ Get More Details ]