Appropriateness of coronary artery bypass graft surgery performed in northern New England.

OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to assess the concordance between the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) 2004 Guideline Update for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and actual clinical practice. BACKGROUND There is substantial geographic variability in the population-based rates of coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING