Cardiovascular Disorders Applicable for Stent Implantation

Cardiovascular disease includes high blood pressure, coronary heart disease (myocardial infarction, angina pectoris), heart failure, stroke, and congenital cardiovascular defects. Roughly 80 million Americans have one or more of these types of heart disease. Of those, more than 38 million are greater than 60 years of age.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and is responsible for 35% (864,480) of all deaths in the United States and 30% (17.5 million) of all deaths globally. The exhibit shows the rates of death attributed to cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. For men ages 35–74, the United States ranks sixteenth in cardiovascular deaths; for women ages 35–74, the United States ranks thirteenth. 

 

International Death Rates Per 100,000 Population
for Total Cardiovascular Disease and Coronary Heart Disease for the Top 20 Countries
 
Men, ages 35–74
 
Country

CVD Deaths

CHD Deaths

Russian Federation (2002)

1,555.2

835.0

Bulgaria (2004)

915.6

273.3

Romania (2004)

770.0

314.3

Hungary (2005)

709.7

384.7

Poland (2005)

517.3

201.3

Czech Republic (2005)

454.7

224.8

China, Rural (1999)

413.4

64.3

Argentina (2001)

405.9

119.8

China, Urban (1999)

389.0

105.7

Colombia (1999)

331.3

168.2

Scotland (2004)

327.3

220.6

Finland (2005)

311.2

193.9

Greece (2004)

306.7

164.8

Belgium (1997)

289.3

143.0

Denmark (2001)

285.7

141.8

United States (2005)

283.3

169.4

Northern Ireland (2004)

281.7

194.4

New Zealand (2001)

273.6

181.2

Germany (2004)

270.8

142.2

England/Wales (2004)

262.8

168.9
 
Women, ages 35–74
 
Country

CVD Deaths

CHD Deaths

Russian Federation (2002)

659.2

288.1

Bulgaria (2004)

434.6

100.4

Romania (2004)

403.1

134.3

Hungary (2005)

291.1

118.1

China, Rural (1999)

279.3

40.9

China, Urban (1999)

273.4

71.1

Colombia (1999)

229.9

94.7

Poland (2005)

201.8

59.6

Czech Republic (2005)

200.0

82.3

Argentina (2001)

174.2

35.2

Mexico (2001)

166.0

69.0

Scotland (2004)

153.9

80.6

United States (2005)

145.3

69.6

New Zealand (2001)

135.2

74.9

Northern Ireland (2004)

129.2

66.0

Denmark (2001)

127.3

51.0

Belgium (1997)

126.4

44.0

Greece (2004)

125.5

43.1

Portugal (2003)

123.2

35.0

England/Wales (2004)

117.0

55.4
 
Note: Data shown is most recent year available, revised 2008
 
Sources: The World Health Organization, NCHS, and NHLBI
 

The above is an excerpt from MedMarket Diligence report #C245, "Worldwide Market for Drug-Eluting, Bare and Other Coronary Stents, 2008-2017." April 2009

 

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