In 2005, there were 81,836,000 physician office visits with a primary diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.
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Hospital readmission rates among AFib patients
In the year following initial hospitalization for atrial fibrillation (AF), 12.5% of chronic AF patients were readmitted for AF—17.6% of readmissions occurred within 1 month. Among newly-diagnosed patients, 10.1% were… [ Get More Details ]
Inpatient costs for VTE versus no VTE event
The mean total cost for inpatient care of patients who develop in-hospital venous thromboembolism (VTE) after orthopedic surgery is almost double compared to those who don’t develop VTE—$17,114 for deep vein thrombosis… [ Get More Details ]