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.
CABG may offer survival benefits in diabetes patients
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