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The projected total cost of ischemic stroke from 2005 to 2050 (in 2005 dollars) is around $2.2 trillion.

Brown D, Boden-Albala B, Langa K, Lisabeth L, et al. Projected Costs of Ischemic Stroke in the United States. Neurology. 2006; 67(8): 1390-5. http://www.neurology.org/content/67/8/1390.abstract

Reference

Title
Projected Costs of Ischemic Stroke in the United States
Publication
Neurology
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Brown D, Boden-Albala B, Langa K, Lisabeth L, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 67, Issue 8
Pages
1390-5
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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