Effectiveness of treating ischemic strokert-PA within 3 hours of symptom onset
A study of the victims with effectiveness of treating ischemic strokert-PA within 3 hours of symptom onset showed a decrease in rehabilitation costs of $1.4 million and nursing home costs of… [ Get More Details ]
Antihypertensive drugs used to reduce stroke recurrence
Treatment of high blood pressure with antihypertensive drugs is associated with a significant reduction in risk of recurrent stroke.
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A year-long study of patients with congestive heart failure found that increased use of medicines increased pharmaceutical costs by 60%; however, hospital costs declined by 78%, producing a net savings… [ Get More Details ]
Following the current path, heart disease cases will increase by 41.1% between 2003 and 2023. If an alternative path is taken, there will be 34.6% (9.4 million) fewer heart disease… [ Get More Details ]
Treating acute stroke with drugs that minimize cell death could result in a median decrease in disability of 30%. Treatment with stem cell transplants could result in a median decrease… [ Get More Details ]