SYNTAX: PCI associated with poorer outcomes vs. CABG in patients with diabetes, CAD

February 2010
Cardiology Today;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses research on the increased risk of cardiovascular events among patients with diabetes and left main or three-vessel disease treated with paclitaxel-eluting stents compared with those treated with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.


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