CABG may offer survival benefits in diabetes patients

04/24/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Data on 251,553 people older than 65 showed those who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery displayed an 8% lower mortality risk than those who had percutaneous coronary intervention. Researchers also found those with a history of diabetes, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease or tobacco use experienced significant benefits from CABG. The findings were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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