AFib related rates of hospital stays highest in adults ages 85+
The rate of hospital stays involving atrial fibrillation in 2014 was more than three times as high among adults ages 85 years and older, compared with adults ages 65-84 (16,830… [ Get More Details ]
Most common causes of death after AFib diagnosis
Within the first 4 months of diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths are coronary artery disease (22%), heart failure (14%), and ischemic stroke (10%). After… [ Get More Details ]
In 2005, there were 81,836,000 physician office visits with a primary diagnosis of cardiovascular disease.
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Hypertension and heart failure are the 2 most common cardiovascular reasons for physician visits in older adults. Heart failure is a major cause of chronic disability, inability to exercise, decreased… [ Get More Details ]