Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in the use of biventricular pacemakers in heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Heart Failure
  • Social Class
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

abstract

  • In a large statewide sample, BiV was implanted less frequently in African Americans and in lower-income patients, independent of clinical, hospital and insurance characteristics, identifying persisting disparities in use of advanced cardiac technology.

publication date

  • June 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 23914410

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 275

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 23

number

  • 3