Better outcome for women compared with men undergoing coronary revascularization: a report from the bypass angioplasty revascularization investigation (BARI)

@article{Jacobs1998BetterOF,
  title={Better outcome for women compared with men undergoing coronary revascularization: a report from the bypass angioplasty revascularization investigation (BARI)},
  author={Alice K. Jacobs and Sheryl F. Kelsey and Maria M Brooks and David P. Faxon and Bernard R. Chaitman and Vera Bittner and M B Mock and Bonnie H. Weiner and Latoya K. Dean and Carla A. Winston and Lisa Drew and George S Sopko},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 13},
  pages={1279-85}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous studies have shown that women undergoing coronary revascularization procedures do so at a higher risk for an adverse outcome compared with men. However, the impact of advances in technology and improvements in techniques on in-hospital and long-term outcome after revascularization in women is unclear. METHODS AND RESULTS We evaluated 1829 patients with symptomatic multivessel coronary disease randomized to CABG or PTCA in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization… CONTINUE READING
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