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Medicare beneficiaries AFib mortality rate

Of Medicare beneficiaries who receive an atrial fibrillation diagnosis, 1 in 4 will die within a year.

Piccini J, Hammill B, Sinner M, Jensen P, et al. Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries from 1993 to 2007. ACC Expert Analysis. 2012; 5(1): A191718. https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2014/07/18/15/08/incidence-and-prevalence-of-afib-and-associated-mortality-among-medicare-beneficiaries

Reference

Title
Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries from 1993 to 2007
Publication
ACC Expert Analysis
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Piccini J, Hammill B, Sinner M, Jensen P, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 5, Issue 1
Pages
A191718
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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