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Blacks ‘significantly’ less likely to receive essential procedures for heart attacks

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Researchers examined the health claims of more than 87,000 people diagnosed with non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (N-STEMI) The study found that those who had lower annual incomes within each racial and ethnic group were less likely to receive coronary angiography and percutaneous intervention (PCI)
1 month ago·Atlanta, United States

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Blacks ‘significantly’ less likely to receive essential procedures for heart attacks

Tarryn Tertulien, M.D., M.Sc.  If you’re Black and diagnosed with a heart attack referred to as “N-STEMI,” you’re less likely to receive two essential procedures, the New Pittsburgh Courier has learned. COURIER EXCLUSIVE New research published in July in the Journal of the American Heart Association revealed that “significant differences” in initial heart attack diagnosis … Continued

1 month ago·Pittsburgh, United States
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