To revascularize or not to revascularize: a dilemma in heart failure

Senior, Roxy
August 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/15/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 4, p372
Academic Journal
The article studies the difficult situation of opting revascularization as a treatment to heart failure. Despite the advances in other fields of medicine, the treatment for severe heart troubles remains poor. The cardiac resynchronization therapy has been recently introduced as a treatment modality, but other modalities remain investigational. Perioperative deaths in older patients undergoing coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has raised doubts over this process.


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