Maori have worse outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting than Europeans in New Zealand.

@article{Wang2013MaoriHW,
  title={Maori have worse outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting than Europeans in New Zealand.},
  author={Tom Kai Ming Wang and Tharumenthiran Ramanathan and Ralph A. H. Stewart and Sue Crengle and Greg Gamble and HarveyD. White},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={126 1379},
  pages={
          12-22
        }
}
AIMS Disparities for Maori exist in New Zealand for cardiovascular risk factors, events and access to revascularisation. We compared characteristics and outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) between Maori and Europeans in New Zealand. METHODS Patients undergoing isolated CABG at Auckland City Hospital from July 2010-June 2012 were retrospectively analysed. RESULTS Of 818 patients, 82 were Maori and 444 were Europeans. Maori were younger (60.0 vs 67.9 years, p<0.001), had higher… CONTINUE READING
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