COMMENTARY: Urgent revascularization with PCI was more cost-effective than CABG in medically refractory, high-risk myocardial ischemia

Hillegass, William B.; Brott, Brigitta C.
March 2007
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p49
Academic Journal
The article presents the authors' comment on the cost-effectiveness of urgent revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compared with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). According to the author, the cost-effectiveness analysis showed that PCI was the dominant strategy with equivalent or superior clinical outcomes and lower cost than CABG.


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