Ischemic stroke survivors who were 65 years and older had the following disabilities 6 months after their stroke:• 50% had some one-sided paralysis• 30% needed help walking• 26% needed help… [ Get More Details ]
In 2007, poor adults 45-64 years old were 56% more likely than those with family income more than twice the poverty level to have diagnosed hypertension and more than twice… [ Get More Details ]
The estimated average number of years of life lost because of myocardial infarction is 16.6.
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Annual AFib-related stroke Medicare costs
Stroke in Medicare patients with atrial fibrillation who were not treated with anticoagulants, cost Medicare $4.8 billion each year in direct costs. Those who had strokes despite prophylactic treatment cost an additional… [ Get More Details ]