Disparity in amputation risk for black patients: Is there a bias amongst surgeons?


Introduction: Disparities in amputation rates for limb ischemia between white and black patients have been extensively studied, and are often been attributed to differences in patient disease burden. The goal of this study is... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sahael Stapleton (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  2. Daniel Hashimoto (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  3. Yanik Bababekov (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  4. Michael Watkins (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  5. David Chang (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Topic Area

Vascular Surgery


Plenary » Plenary Scientific Session (10:25 - Friday, 22nd September, Bradley Lecture Center)