Long-term outcome of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and coronary bypass surgery for multivessel coronary artery disease.

We studied the short- and long-term outcomes of 97 patients treated with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and 72 patients treated with coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) for multivessel coronary artery disease in a single hospital in 1989. Patients treated with CABG had a higher angina class, a higher incidence of diabetes… CONTINUE READING