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Bypass versus drug-eluting stents at three years in SYNTAX patients with diabetes mellitus or metabolic syndrome.

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BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus increases adverse outcomes after coronary revascularization; however, the impact of metabolic syndrome is unclear. We examined the impact of diabetes and metabolic syndrome on coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and stenting outcomes to determine the optimal revascularization option for the treatment of complex coronary artery disease. METHODS: Patients (n = 1,800) with left main or three-vessel disease or both were randomly allocated to treatment with a...

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Banning, AP More by this author
Serruys, PW More by this author
Morice, MC More by this author
Taeymans, Y More by this author
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Journal:
The Annals of thoracic surgery
Volume:
92
Issue:
6
Pages:
2140-2146
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1552-6259
ISSN:
0003-4975
URN:
uuid:dabfd86c-87e1-439e-b362-ab2b2b5b0776
Source identifiers:
245335
Local pid:
pubs:245335

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