Strategies for multivessel revascularization in patients with diabetes

Farkouh, Michael E, Domanski, Michael, Sleeper, Lynn A, Siami, Flora S, Dangas, George, Mack, Michael, Yang, May, Cohen, David J, Rosenberg, Yves, Solomon, Scott D, Desai, Akshay S, Gersh, Bernard J, Magnuson, Elizabeth A, Lansky, Alexandra, Boineau, Robin, Weinberger, Jesse, Ramanathan, Krishnan, Sousa, J Eduardo, Rankin, Jamie, Bhargava, Balram, Buse, John, Hueb, Whady, Smith, Craig R, Muratov, Victoria, Bansilal, Sameer, King, Spencer, Bertrand, Michel, Fuster, Valentin, , FREEDOM Trial Investigators and Flather, Marcus (2012) Strategies for multivessel revascularization in patients with diabetes. New England Journal of Medicine, 367 (25). pp. 2375-2384. ISSN 1533-4406

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Abstract

In some randomized trials comparing revascularization strategies for patients with diabetes, coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has had a better outcome than percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We sought to discover whether aggressive medical therapy and the use of drug-eluting stents could alter the revascularization approach for patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary artery disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: humans,stroke,aged,angioplasty, balloon, coronary,kaplan-meier estimate,coronary artery bypass,cardiovascular diseases,middle aged,drug-eluting stents,myocardial infarction,coronary artery disease,diabetes complications,female,male
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2013 13:48
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 12:40
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44361
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1211585

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