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Black Heart Failure Patients Less Likely to Get Devices and Transplants They Need, Study Finds

Friday, October 21, 2022

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Jacqueline Howard, Raenu Charles

A new study shows that white heart transplant patients are twice as likely to receive a heart transplant or ventricular assist device as Black heart transplant patients, perpetuating existing inequalities in healthcare access. Experts emphasize that this is due to differences in education and access, not biological determinants. Read the original study here.

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