Social deprivation and prognostic benefits of cardiac surgery: observational study of 44 902 patients from five hospitals over 10 years

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of social deprivation on survival after cardiac surgery and to examine the influence of potentially modifiable risk factors. DESIGN Analysis of prospectively collected data. Prognostic models used to examine the additional effect of social deprivation on the end points. SETTING Birmingham and north west England… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b902

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@article{Pagano2009SocialDA, title={Social deprivation and prognostic benefits of cardiac surgery: observational study of 44 902 patients from five hospitals over 10 years }, author={Domenico Pagano and Nick Freemantle and Benjamin J M Bridgewater and Nicole Howell and David W Ray and Mark Jackson and Brian M. Fabri and Joseph Au and D. J. M. Keenan and B Kirkup and Bruce E Keogh}, journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal}, year={2009}, volume={338} }