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Welsh heart surgeons demand expansion in services

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7205.278e (Published 31 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:278
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Clinicians in Wales have claimed that the number of heart operations carried out in the principality needs to double. Wales has more than 800 people on waiting lists and a 20% higher mortality from heart disease than England, so for a population of 2.5 million the number of operations should be 2400 rather than the existing 1200, said …

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