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Diseases of the circulatory system

AKTUÁLNÍ INFORMACE (Topical Information)

59 194 persons were admitted to hospitals in the Czech Republic for Ischaemic heart diseases (I20–I25) in 75 199 cases of hospitalization in 2010. 3 104 people died during the hospitalization. A total of 25 178 people died for these diseases in the Czech Republic. The average length of hospitalization was 6.5 days. The number of hospitalizations decreased by approximately one third between years 2003 and 2010, death rates slightly incerased.

Corrections in the number of persons for groups of diagnoses I20–I25 and I21–I22 were made in this topical information on 7th December 2012.

Keywords: Heart; Ischaemic Heart Disease; Myocardial Infarction; Angina Pectoris; Cause of Death; Hospitalization.

41 690 persons were admitted to hospitals in the Czech Republic for Cerebrovascular disorders (I60–I69) in 57 484 cases of hospitalization in 2010. 5 826 people died during the hospitalization. A total of 11 567 people died for these diseases in the Czech Republic. The average length of hospitalization was 14.8 days.

Corrections in the number of persons for groups of diagnoses I60–I69 and I60–I64 were made in this topical information on 29th October 2013.

Keywords: Cerebrovascular Disorders; Stroke; Intracranial Hemorrhages; Dementia, Vascular; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; Vital Statistics; Hospitalization; Mortality; Hospital Mortality.