Debata by-Pass v.s. Stent

Mitrev, Zan (2010) Debata by-Pass v.s. Stent. In: 4th Macedonian Congress of Cardiology, 02-05 June, 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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Chocron and colleagues have reported that prior percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) leads to a worse outcome in patients subsequently undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).1 Tagart analysing the facts, concludet that around one-third of patients with multivessel disease treated with bare metal stents will require re-intervention within a few years, 2 Hannan said that that conclusion is potentially worrying and raises several questions. (1) Is the conclusion justifiable? (2) Are the findings consistent with other studies in the literature? (3) If real, what are the likely pathophysiological mechanisms? (4) Will the findings be different drug-eluting stents? (5) What are the clinical implications for patients and the economic implications for health servic?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Zan Mitrev
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2013 17:59
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 10:33

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