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Survival in South Asian and White European patients after acute myocardial infarction
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    Survival in South Asian and White European patients after acute myocardial infarction: new evidence of heterogeneity

    Dear Editor Gholap et al confirmed a surprising observation that South Asians, compared to White British populations, have lower or similar, rather than higher mortality, following myocardial infarction, as Fischbacher et al first demonstrated in Scotland.(1;2) As the chief investigator of that Scottish study I found the result perplexing given South Asians' high prevalence of type 2 diabetes. A literature review showed...

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