Heart transplant

Despite progress, black patients are still unlikely to receive heart transplants

After multivariate adjustment, the risk ratio for transplantation in AA was 0.90 (95% CI 0.83 – 0.96) compared to Caucasians, and the time to transplantation for other minorities was not not long. Credit: DOI: 10.1161 /circ.138.suppl_1.17340 Blacks who need a new heart are less likely to receive a transplant than whites, and if they do, […]