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acreA non-SI (International System) unit of surface area, equal to 4046.86 m2.
ACREAppropriateness of Coronary REvascularization Study. An observational survey evaluating patients with coronary heart disease who underwent angiography at Barts and London hospital.
(i) Increased duration of wait for angiography is associated with increased severity of disease;
(ii) A minority of patients do not receive a coronary revascularisation procedure even though it is appropriate, and vice versa;
(iii) South Asian patients for whom revascularisation is appropriate are less likely to receive it than comparable white patients;
(iv) Rates of revascularisation are consistent with crude estimations of coronary heart disease prevalence by general practice;
(v) women’s descriptions of cardiac symptoms differ from men’s.