Clinical outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Harskamp2014ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical outcomes of hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Ralf E Harskamp and Patrick F Walker and John Hunter Alexander and Ying Xian and Henry A Liberman and Robbert J. de Winter and Thomas A. Vassiliades and Eric D. Peterson and John D. Puskas and Michael E. Halkos},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={168 4},
  pages={471-8}
}
BACKGROUND Hybrid coronary revascularization (HCR) involves minimally invasive left internal mammary artery to left anterior descending coronary artery grafting combined with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of non-left anterior descending vessels. The safety and efficacy of HCR among diabetic patients are unknown. METHODS Patients with diabetes were included who underwent HCR at a US academic center between October 2003 and September 2013. These patients were matched 1:5 to similar… CONTINUE READING

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