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One-year costs of bilateral or single internal mammary grafts in the Arterial Revascularisation Trial

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Objective: Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) using bilateral internal mammary arteries (BIMA) may improve survival over CABG using single internal mammary arteries (SIMA), but may be surgically more complex (and therefore costly) and associated with impaired sternal wound healing. We report, for the first time, a detailed comparison of healthcare resource use and costs over 12 months, as part of the Arterial Revascularisation (ART) Trial.

Methods: 3102 patients in 28 hospitals ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/heartjnl-2016-311058

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Heart More from this journal
Volume:
103
Issue:
21
Pages:
1719-1726
Publication date:
2017-04-27
Acceptance date:
2017-03-22
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
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pubs:686701
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uuid:6d21928e-0c82-4f72-988e-10c9e629db48
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pubs:686701
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686701
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2017-03-23

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