If antihypertensive medication were widely used, it would result in an estimated increase in life expectancy (averaged over the entire population) of 0.5 years in men and 0.4 years in… [ Get More Details ]
t-PA cost savings
The total annual benefit to society from t-PA use in the United States is around $363 million—$60 million in direct cost savings to society plus an additional 7,510 QALYs. This means… [ Get More Details ]
Every additional dollar spent on the overall treatment of stroke has produced health gains valued at $1.55.
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A study exploring the decline in deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease in the U.S. from 1980 to 2000 suggested that approximately 47% of the decrease was due to the increased… [ Get More Details ]
The rate of hospitalization from heart failure before and after transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) decreases 73% (per patient year) in patients at prohibitive surgical risk.