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Direct treatment cost of atrial fibrillation in the elderly American population: a Medicare perspective.

Authors
  • Lee, Won Chan
  • Lamas, Gervasio A
  • Balu, Sanjeev
  • Spalding, James
  • Wang, Qin
  • Pashos, Chris L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Medical Economics
Publisher
Informa UK Limited
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
11
Issue
2
Pages
281–298
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3111/13696990802063425
PMID: 19450086
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Mean incremental direct treatment costs for Medicare beneficiaries with AF were higher than previously reported. Interventions that can reduce the incidence of AF and its complications may also reduce the national economic impact of AF.

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