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Increasing prevalence of atrial fibrillation and flutter in the United States.
The prevalence data for atrial fibrillation (AF) are dated. The present retrospective study estimated the current and projected prevalence of AF and atrial flutter (AFL) in the United States using aExpand
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Estimation of Total Incremental Health Care Costs in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation in the United States
Background— Detailed information on the cost burden of atrial fibrillation (AF) is limited. To provide an up-to-date estimate of the national cost of AF, we conducted a retrospective, observationalExpand
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Prevalence of clinical venous thromboembolism in the USA: Current trends and future projections
The U.S.-wide prevalence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is unclear, with reported VTE incidence estimates varying widely. This retrospective analysis of healthcare claims data from patients in theExpand
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Economic burden of metastatic bone disease in the U.S.
Previous research has documented the prevalence of primary bone cancer; however, there are few data available regarding the impact of metastatic bone disease (MBD) on national expenditure. In thisExpand
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Incidence and complications of interstitial lung disease in users of tocilizumab, rituximab, abatacept and anti-tumor necrosis factor α agents, a retrospective cohort study
IntroductionInterstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common extra-articular condition in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but few studies have systematically investigated its incidence and risk factors inExpand
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Effects of Oseltamivir on Influenza-Related Complications in Children With Chronic Medical Conditions
OBJECTIVE: This study investigated the influence of oseltamivir on influenza-related complications and hospitalizations for children and adolescents, 1 to 17 years of age, with chronic medicalExpand
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Venous thromboembolism in the US: does race matter?
Studies investigating racial differences in the prevalence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) have generally been conducted on a limited scale. This analysis measured VTE prevalence across racial groupsExpand
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Study of the impact of oseltamivir on the risk for pneumonia and other outcomes of influenza, 2000-2005.
CONTEXT Influenza results in large numbers of secondary complications and hospitalizations. OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of oseltamivir on influenza-related complications and hospitalizations byExpand
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Clinical and economic outcomes in patients at risk of venous thromboembolism receiving appropriate enoxaparin or unfractionated heparin prophylaxis.
Clinical and economic outcomes were compared following appropriate prophylaxis with enoxaparin or unfractionated heparin (UFH) in a large, real-world population of US hospitalised medical andExpand
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The occurrence of hyponatremia and its importance as a prognostic factor in a cross-section of cancer patients
BackgroundHyponatremia is prognostic of higher mortality in some cancers but has not been well studied in others. We used a longitudinal design to determine the incidence and prognostic importance ofExpand
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