Disparities of outcomes between Pacific Island and European patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting

Ischaemic heart disease remains the single most common cause of mortality in New Zealand. Significant disparities exist in terms of cardiovascular risk factors, events and access to interventions across various ethnic groups. We compared the characteristics and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) between Pacific and European patients.

T. Wang, R. Stewart, T. Ramanathan, G. Gamble, H. White
Heart, Lung and Circulation – Volume 23, Supplement 1, e1-e48
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