Comparative Effectiveness of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and/or Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers Added to Standard Medical Therapy for Treating Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Health Impact of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States (1)
An estimated 80 million American adults (1 in 3) have one or more forms of cardiovascular disease. Among these adults, 38,100,000 are estimated to be age 60 or older, and about 16.8 million adults have ischemic heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease.
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