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Which heart procedure has better outcomes in patients with diabetes and heart disease?

Which heart procedure has better outcomes in patients with diabetes and heart disease?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2021 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two heart interventions for people with coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) led to better long-term outcomes than placing a stent in these patients. Some background Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a condition in which the arteries which supply blood to...

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Which heart procedure has better outcomes in patients with diabetes and heart disease?

Which heart procedure has better outcomes in patients with diabetes and heart disease?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2021 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two heart interventions for people with coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes (T2D). It found that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) led to better long-term outcomes than placing a stent in these patients. Some background Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a condition in which the arteries which supply blood to...

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Do heart procedures reduce the risk of heart attack and death in patients with chronic coronary disease compared to medication alone?

Do heart procedures reduce the risk of heart attack and death in patients with chronic coronary disease compared to medication alone?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk of heart attack or death in patients with chronic coronary disease (CAD) treated with revascularization procedures plus medication or medication alone. It found that revascularization procedures did not reduce the risk of death compared with medication alone, while coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...

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Percutaneous coronary intervention vs. coronary artery bypass graft – a review of 5 year outcomes

Posted by on Feb 25, 2020 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compared to coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) in patients with blockages in the left main coronary artery. They found that PCI was less effective than CABG in these patients. Some background Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by...

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Is a stent procedure or bypass surgery more effective for patients with severe heart disease?

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of stent versus artery bypass surgery for patients with severe heart disease. The authors concluded that both procedures improved survival, but patients with three-vessel heart disease benefitted more from artery bypass surgery. Some background Heart disease (HD) requires different...

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Does early treatment of heart attacks have long-term benefits?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2018 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of early and delayed invasive treatment in people with heart attacks. It was determined that early invasive treatment reduced the risk of having another heart attack in the short term, but did not affect the risk of mortality or long-term risk of heart attacks, compared to delayed treatment. Some background...

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Survival following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with diabetes

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated long-term survival in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).  The study concluded that patients with type 1 diabetes had more than double the long-term risk of death after CABG compared with patients without diabetes. The long-term risk of death in patients...

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Clampless off-pump heart surgery reduces stroke in patients with coronary artery disease.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effect of two different heart surgery techniques on reducing stroke and other complications among patients with coronary artery disease.  Some background The heart supplies blood to the entire body, but it also needs to receive its own blood supply to function. The arteries that supply the heart with...

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