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Editorial on HEARTJNL/2008/149849
  1. Steven Livesey (steve.livesey{at}
  1. Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom


    In their paper, “Socioeconomic Status and Early Outcome from Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting”, Gibson and his colleagues from Aberdeen have clearly shown that socio-economic deprivation is associated with poorer outcomes from coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). This editorial explores deprivation in healthcare and how the situation is improving.

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