TITLE

Declining CABG rate means fewer jobs for surgeons

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/13/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p583
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of the decline in coronary artery bypass graft rates on employment of surgeons in Canada in 2005. Causes of growth in the use of percutaneous coronary intervention; Increase in the number of angioplasty and stent procedures between 1197 and 2002; Difficulty of forecasting due to shortage of cardiac surgeons.
ACCESSION #
18099549

 

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