Impact of Previous PCI on Hospital Mortality After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Diabetic Patients With Multivessel Disease.

@article{Kinoshita2009ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Previous PCI on Hospital Mortality After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Diabetic Patients With Multivessel Disease.},
  author={Takeshi Kinoshita and Tohru Asai and Yoshitaka Murakami and Noriyuki Takashima and Soh Hosoba and Osamu Nishimura and Hirohisa Ikegami and Norihiko Hiramatsu and Tomoaki Suzuki and Atsushi Kambara and Keiji Matsubayashi},
  journal={Innovations},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={334-9}
}
OBJECTIVE : Because percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been performed excessively, many patients initially managed with PCI are being referred for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of previous PCI on surgical mortality after off-pump CABG in diabetic patients with multivessel disease. METHODS : Between January 2002 and April 2008, 595 consecutive patients (99.8% off-pump) had isolated CABG by one single surgeon. Of these, 274… CONTINUE READING