Long-term implications of racial differences in the use of revascularization procedures (the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention registry).


The purpose of this study was to determine if less intensive use of revascularization procedures in black patients influenced the long-term survival of patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in metropolitan Seattle. From January 1988 through June 1994, AMI developed in 420 (4%) black and 10,834 white patients before hospital discharge… (More)


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