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