Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. V. Schächinger

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Patients with diabetes mellitus are often not recognized in clinical routine, but also not well characterized in clinical trials. As a diagnostic approach it is recommended to test fasting glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in every patient with coronary artery disease (CAD). HbA1c, in addition, provides important prognostic information. Patients(More)
The number of elderly patients with coronary heart disease is rapidly growing. Morbidity, related with PTCA is increased in elderly patients, presumably because of the more complex adverse baseline characteristics. However, it has not been firmly elucidated whether routine use of coronary stents is associated with a more favourable outcome in this(More)
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