One-year costs in patients with a history of or at risk for atherothrombosis in the United States.

@article{Mahoney2008OneyearCI,
  title={One-year costs in patients with a history of or at risk for atherothrombosis in the United States.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Mahoney and Kaijun Wang and David Jacques Cohen and Alan T. Hirsch and Mark Jay Alberts and Kim Eagle and Frederique Mosse and Joseph D Jackson and Philippe Gabriel Steg and Deepak L Bhatt},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
BACKGROUND Atherothrombosis is the underlying cause of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and peripheral arterial disease and is the leading cause of death in the industrialized world. The objectives of the present study are (1) to examine the annual costs associated with vascular events and interventions that require hospitalization, as well as long-term medication use for the management of associated risk factors, in a US population of outpatients with multiple atherothrombotic risk factors or… CONTINUE READING