cardiology
Heart disease

Comorbidities in Indigenous Australians drive CABG outcomes


The high rates of comorbidities in Indigenous Australians is responsible for an excess of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) following CABG compared to non-Indigenous Australians. However Indigenous Australian status alone is not a significant predictor of MACCE. A retrospective cohort study from Townsville Hospital in north Queensland comprised 350 consecutive CABG patients of ...

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