Interventional cardiology

Better follow-up required post-PCI for Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians having PCI have poorer short and long term outcomes than non-Indigenous Australians, despite similar rates of procedural success and complications. The findings, published in The Lancet Global Health, are sadly unsurprising given the consistent evidence of health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, according to researchers, who say that “clinically effective and culturally ...

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