Forecasting the Future of Stroke in the United States

Published: May 22, 2013

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  • The burden of Stroke is projected to double for each decade over the age of 55 years.
  • Between 2012 and 2030 total direct annual stroke-related medical costs are expected to rise from $71.55 billion to $183.13 billion.
  • This paper outlines the importance of implementing highly effective preventive, acute care and rehabilitative services providing both medical and societal benefits.