Bias in allocation of HF therapies low, but clinicians appear to judge women more harshly

In a survey of cardiac clinicians, researchers found that neither sex nor race of a patient predicted allocation of HF therapies, although bias was observed in the form of harsher judgment of women overall, particularly for Black women.“Ultimate recommendations for advanced heart therapies differed from a 2019 study that favored transplantation over ventricular assist devices in white men