Revascularization led to less angina and fewer adverse cardiac events than did optimal medical care in angina pectoris in the elderly

Baisden, Clinton E.
March 2002
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p47
Academic Journal
Focuses on a study which compared the effectiveness of catheter-based revascularization with optimal medical care in older patients with angina pectoris. Methodology of the; Results; Comments on the study.


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