Coronary revascularization and cardiac catheterization in the United States: trends in racial differences.

@article{Gillum1997CoronaryRA,
  title={Coronary revascularization and cardiac catheterization in the United States: trends in racial differences.},
  author={Richard F Gillum and B S Gillum and Charles K. Francis},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={1557-62}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine whether racial differences in rates of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and cardiac catheterization decreased after 1980. BACKGROUND Many reports of racial differences in utilization of CABG have been published since 1982. However, changes in the relative utilization of revascularization over time have received little attention. METHODS Data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey were… CONTINUE READING

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