Edward G Tuttle

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OBJECTIVE This study assesses the direct (medical and drugs) and indirect (work loss) annual costs associated with Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB) in a privately insured population. BACKGROUND AFIB is the most common sustained rhythm disturbance, affecting 2.3 million people in the United States. METHODS Cost and co-morbidity measures for AFIB patients were(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY The prevalence of aortic valve disease is not well defined, and it is not known to what degree gender and age affect testing and surgery for this condition. The study aim was to describe the prevalence of aortic valve disease in the United States population by extrapolating from administrative claims databases; and to(More)
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