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 ...
Comorbidities in Indigenous Australians drive CABG outcomes
By Mardi Chapman
5 Jun 2019