Anticipated Impact of Drug-Eluting Stents on Referral Patterns for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Population-Based Angiographic Analysis
- CAB Surgery May Be Superior to Stents Long Term. SCHIESZER, JOHN // Renal & Urology News;Feb2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p7
The article compares the outcome of drug-eluting stents (DES) and coronary artery bypass (CAB) surgery on patients who require coronary revascularization.
- Drug-eluting stents comparable with CABG in patients with multivessel disease. // Cardiology Today;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p25
The article discusses a study which showed that mortality rates and adverse events for drug-eluting stent is similar with patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, but with higher revascularization rate.
- Avoiding Cardiac Bypass Surgery. Braverman, Eric R. // Life Extension;Feb2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p77
This article offers tips for healthy heart, with specific reference several ways that can be helpful in avoiding cardiac bypass surgery. The procedure of bypass surgery can be very debilitating. Some of the common side effects of cardiac bypass surgery are depression, memory loss, and large...
- Serial angiographic follow-up of grafts one year and five years after coronary artery bypass surgery. Cho, Kwang Ree; Kim, Jun-Sung; Choi, Jae-Sung; Kim, Ki-Bong // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2006, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p511
Abstract: Objective: We studied retrospectively the patency of grafts after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) using serial angiographies performed one year and five years after surgery. Methods: One hundred and nine patients who had available coronary angiographies at both one year and five...
- Target lesion revascularisation in patients treated with a sirolimus-eluting or paclitaxel-eluling stent. Maeng, Michael; Jensen, Lisette Okkels; Rasmussen, Klaus; Lassen, Jens Flensted; Krusell, Lars Romer; Thayssen, Per; Thuesen, Leif // Heart;Jun2007, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p694
Objective: To identify risk factors for clinical-driven target lesion revascularisation (TLR) in patients treated with sirolimus-eluting (Cypher) or paclitaxel-eluting (Taxus) stents in a real-world scenario. Design: From 1 January 2003 to 18 May 2005, all patients treated with a Cypher or Taxus...
- Cardiac revascularization--a need for independent decision-makers. John, Lindsay C. H. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan2005, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p1
The author reflects on the decisions to be handled by cardiologist on what interventions should be done to patients with coronary artery diseases. She comments that the cardiologists usually decides whether angioplasty or surgery be the best treatment of the disease but their is not enough...
- Detection of coagulopathy in paediatric heart surgery [DECISION study]: study protocol. Underwood, Wendy; Rogers, Chris A.; Plummer, Zoe; Reeves, Barnaby C.; Caputo, Massimo; Murphy, Peter; Sheehan, Karen; Harris, Jessica; Culliford, Lucy; Mumford, Andrew // BMC Hematology;Aug2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Each year in the UK, â‰ˆ3000 children undergo major cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass. Approximately 40 % of these experience excessive bleeding necessitating red cell transfusion or treatment with other blood components. A further 40 % receive blood components...
- Improved Health-related Quality of Life after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Is Unrelated to Use of Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Järvinen, Otso; Saarinen, Timo; Julkunen, Juhani; Laurikka, Jari; Huhtala, Heini; Tarkka, Matti R. // World Journal of Surgery;Oct2004, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p1030
This prospective study was Instituted to assess whether the use of the on-pump method or the off-pump method affects changes in health-related quality of life (QOL) as evaluated a year after coronary artery by-pass graft (CABG) surgery. Data including preoperative risk factors and postoperative...
- Aortopopliteal Bypass: A Case Report. Sfeir, Roger E.; Hussein, Maher K. // Vascular Surgery;Jun1990, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p350
Extraanatomic bypasses were introduced by Blaisdell more than twenty-five years ago. A wide variety of such bypasses have been used in various conditions. The authors report a case of aortopopliteal bypass done for limb salvage.