Current concepts on coronary revascularization in diabetic patients.

@article{Roffi2011CurrentCO,
  title={Current concepts on coronary revascularization in diabetic patients.},
  author={Marco Roffi and Dominick Joseph Angiolillo and Arie Pieter Kappetein},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 22},
  pages={2748-57}
}
Diabetic mellitus (DM) patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are at higher risk of cardiovascular events compared with non-DM individuals. While aggressive cardiovascular prevention and adequate blood glucose control remain cornerstones of therapy, the decision when and how to proceed to coronary revascularization in an individual DM patient should be based on the extent of CAD, ischaemic burden, ventricular function, as well as comorbidities. While in patients with stable symptoms… CONTINUE READING
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