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German cardiovascular care accounts for every sixth Euro:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The treatment of cardiovascular (CV) diseases in Germany cost the health service some Euros35.4bn ($43.6bn) in 2002, the latest figures from the federal department for statistics (destatis) reveal. This accounted for 15.8% of the total Euros223.6bn expenditure on healthcare. Euros8.1bn was spent on treating high blood pressure and Euros7.8bn on cerebrovascular conditions, including stroke (Euros2bn) and brain infarct (Euros2bn). The cost of treating ischaemic heart conditions, including angina pectoris and heart infarction, amounted to Euros7bn. The figures have been released following a restructuring of the healthcare cost calculation mechanism has allowed destatis for the first time to display costs according to illness and age.

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