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 ]
A study of ischemic stroke survivors who were at least 65-years-old found that at 6 months post-stroke 50% had some one-sided paralysis, 30% were unable to walk without some assistance,… [ Get More Details ]
The lifetime risk of developing coronary heart disease after 40 years of age is 49% for men and 32% for women.
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>2/3 of heart valve disease patients knew little to nothing about it before their diagnosis