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Five-year costs from a randomised comparison of bilateral and single internal thoracic artery grafts

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Background The use of bilateral internal thoracic arteries (BITA) for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) may improve survival compared to CABG using single internal thoracic arteries (SITA). We assessed the long-term costs of BITA compared to SITA. Methods Between June 2004 and December 2007, 3102 patients from 28 hospitals in seven countries were randomised to CABG surgery using BITA (n=1548) or SITA (n=1554). Detailed resource use data were colle... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313932

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Publication date:
2019-04-04
Acceptance date:
2019-02-08
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
Pubs id:
pubs:972196
URN:
uri:4a09304a-d448-4a1c-85ef-f03b226f5587
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uuid:4a09304a-d448-4a1c-85ef-f03b226f5587
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pubs:972196

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