Study compares CABG, PCI for patients with diabetes, CAD

02/18/2013 | Healio

Patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting showed a lower mortality risk compared with those who had percutaneous coronary intervention with a drug-eluting stent, a study indicated. However, the CABG patients had a higher risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction than those in the PCI group, researchers wrote in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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