Coronary artery bypass grafting in Canada: What is its rate of use? Which rate is right?

@article{Naylor1992CoronaryAB,
  title={Coronary artery bypass grafting in Canada: What is its rate of use? Which rate is right?},
  author={C. David Naylor and A M Ugnat and D J Weinkauf and Geoffrey M. Anderson and Andy T. Wielgosz},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1992},
  volume={146 6},
  pages={851-9}
}
We reviewed recent reports from administrative databases and clinical registries addressing the utilization of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in Canada. The Canadian CABG rate per 100,000 people increased from 31.1 to 43.2 between 1981-82 and 1986-87. Between 1981 and 1986 the rate in the United States increased from 69.9 to 95.3 per 100,000, consistently about two times the Canadian rate. Provincial data have shown particular growth in utilization among elderly people. However, in the… CONTINUE READING

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