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CABG vs. PCI in Diabetes With Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease and LV Dysfunction

09:55 EDT 21 Mar 2018 | AHC Media

A propensity score-matching analysis of all patients undergoing coronary angiography in Alberta, Canada, identified a subgroup with diabetes, multivessel coronary artery disease, and left ventricular ejection fraction < 50% who were undergoing revascularization and could be separated into a group undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and another coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). At five years follow-up, the CABG group experienced significantly fewer major cardiac or cerebral vascular events compared to PCI and a low risk of stroke that was similar to that observed with PCI.

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