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    • Discharge β-Blocker Use and Race after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting 

      O'Neal, Wesley T.; Efird, Jimmy T.; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Griffin, William F.; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Kypson, Alan P. (2014-04)
      Introduction: The use of discharge β-blockers after cardiac surgery is associated with a long-term mortality benefit. β-Blockers have been suggested to be less effective in black cardiovascular patients compared with whites. ...
    • Risk-Adjusted Survival after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Implications for Quality Improvement 

      Efird, Jimmy T.; O'Neal, Wesley T.; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Kindell, Linda C.; Anderson, Curtis A.; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Kypson, Alan P. (2014-07)
      Mortality represents an important outcome measure following coronary artery bypass grafting. Shorter survival times may reflect poor surgical quality and an increased number of costly postoperative complications. Quality ...