1. Heart failure prevalence is in excess of 22 million cases worldwide

  2. With two million new cases a year.

In the United states alone, 670,000 new cases of heart failure are diagnosed each year,

Heart Failure:

• Is the fastest-growing clinical cardiac disease burden in the United States.

  1. Accounts for 34% of cardiovascular-related deaths,

  2. Represents 1-2% (~$40 billion) of all health care expenditures.