USF: Study On Race/Heart Disease Treatments Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

USF: Study On Race/Heart Disease Treatments Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

USF: Study On Race/Heart Disease Treatments Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

Physicians often rely on a specific indicator of heart function to determine whether patients will receive implantable defibrillators — but the decision should hardly be so black and white.

Doctors should also take into account demographic information, namely race, for better insight into the causes of the patient’s heart condition and the likelihood he or she will benefit from a defibrillator.

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