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Thomas B. Ferguson Lecture. Coronary artery bypass grafting is still the best treatment for multivessel and left main disease, but patients need to know.

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1PCI, used appropriately (including some subsets of multivessel disease and left main stem stenosis) can be a very effective and worthwhile intervention. My criticisms, however, are aimed at its increasing, inappropriate, and non-evidence-based use in the wider population of patients with multivessel disease and, increasingly, left main stem stenosis, despite strong evidence from randomized trials and large real-world registries that CABG is a more effective treatment in terms of survival and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
The Annals of thoracic surgery
Volume:
82
Issue:
6
Pages:
1966-1975
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1552-6259
ISSN:
0003-4975
URN:
uuid:8066def5-d6a0-441c-87c3-ab079e1d09b8
Source identifiers:
141142
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pubs:141142

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