Effect of hospital ownership status and payment structure on the adoption and use of drug-eluting stents for percutaneous coronary interventions
- HRQOL and economic analyses of SYNTAX reported. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;4/18/2009, Issue 576, p6
The article focuses on a study which compared the cost effectiveness and health-related quality of life (QOL) associated with the use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with paclitaxel-eluting stents and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). The study examined the costs associated with...
- Counting the cost of not using drug-eluting stents. Bishop, Jill // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Jan2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p7
The author argues that the effectiveness of drug-eluting stents (DES) should not be measured by mortality comparisons with bypass graft surgery alone. She is concerned with the implication of focusing on the cost for the National Health Service with regard to emergency readmissions and further...
- PRECOMBAT: Sirolimus-eluting stent noninferior to CABG in patients with unprotected left main CAD. // Cardiology Today;May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p11
This article presents the results of the PRECOMBAT trial which compared the efficacy of angioplasty with a sirolimus-eluting stent and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
- 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.
- Coronary artery bypass grafting versus stents. Iglézias, J. C. R.; A. Chi; Moreira, L. F. P.; Jatene, F. B. // Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery;2013, Vol. 8 Issue Suppl 1, p1
An abstract of the article "Coronary artery bypass grafting versus stents" by J. C. R. IglÃ©zias and colleagues is presented.
- Stents beat angioplasty for reducing cardiac events, but not for restenosis. // Modern Medicine;Jan98, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the abstract of the article `Stent placement compared with balloon angioplasty for obstructed coronary bypass grafts,' by M.P. Savage, J.S. Douglas Jr. et al, which appeared in the September 11, 1997 issue of `National English Journal of Medicine.'
- European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation predicts long-term survival in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting. Toumpoulis, Ioannis K.; Anagnostopoulos, Constantine E.; DeRose, Joseph J.; Swistel, Daniel G. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jan2004, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p51
Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of predicting long-term mortality in patients with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) by using the European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation (EuroSCORE). Methods: Medical records of patients with CABG (
n=3760) between January 1992 and...
- Pseudoaneurysm of the Aortic Arch After Aortosubclavian Bypass Treated with Endoluminal Stent Grafting. Thompson, Charles S.; Rodriguez, Julio A.; Ramaiah, Venkatesh G.; Olsen, Dawn; Dietrich, Edward B. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p375
This paper describes a case of aortic arch pseudoaneurysm treated with stent graft 2 years after aortosubclavian bypass repair of a subclavian artery aneurysm. An 84-year-old man presented with back pain. Two years before, he had had a left subclavian artery aneurysm repaired with...