Journal article

Differences in outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Victoria, Australia: a multicentre, prospective, observational, cohort study

Luke P Dawson, Luke Burchill, Jessica O'Brien, Diem Dinh, Stephen J Duffy, Dion Stub, Angela Brennan, David Clark, Ernesto Oqueli, Chin Hiew, Melanie Freeman, Christopher M Reid, Andrew E Ajani

LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Data on the patient characteristics and health outcomes of Indigenous Australians having revascularisation for treatment of coronary artery disease are scarce. The aim of this study was to assess differences in patient characteristics, presentations, and outcomes among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians having percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in urban and larger regional centres in Victoria, Australia. METHODS: In this multicentre, prospective, observational cohort study, data were prospectively collected from six government-funded tertiary hospitals in the state of Victoria, Australia. The Melbourne Interventional Group PCI registry was used to identify patients h..

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