Diabetes mellitus increases short-term mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft
Six-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial examining hospital versus home-based exercise training after coronary artery bypass graft
"Our trial did not show any overall advantage to the use of the off-pump" coronary artery bypass graft
(CABG), the authors wrote (N.
ACC/AHA 2004 guideline update for coronary artery bypass graft
surgery: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1999 Guidelines for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Inclusion criteria: Patients 60 years of age or over undergoing non-urgent coronary artery bypass graft
surgery with or without valve replacement/repair
The Phase III trial titled Pexelizumab for Reduction of Infarction and Mortality in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Surgery 2 (PRIMO-CABG2), included approximately 4,250 patients, and compared the safety and efficacy of pexelizumab against that of placebo in reducing heart attack and death following CABG surgery with or without concomitant valve surgery.
DENBIGHSHIRE Poor on smoking, emergency admissions to hospitals, surgical interventions for glue ear and varicose veins; good stillbirth rate, adults registered with dentists, coronary artery bypass graft
, and antibacterial prescribing.
The surgery typically involves an angioplasty and stent procedure, in which a balloon is used to reinflate the artery and a splint is used to keep it open, or a coronary artery bypass graft
TABLE 3 ADJUSTED RELATIVE RISK FOR CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOME Outcome Relative Risk * Hospital mortality 0.86 (0.6-123) Time in ICU 0.95 (0.85-1,05) Angiogram 1.02 (0.80-1.31) Angioplasty 0.90 (0.59-1.39) Stent placement 1.04 (0.82-1.32) Coronary artery bypass graft
1.96 (1.41-2.76) ([dagger]) Angiogram, angioplasty, or stent 1.04 (0.82-1.28) * Men compared with women (ie, men who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting were more likely to have more extensive disease).
A 79-year-old man had his vocal fold mobility documented as normal at a major university center following the latest of his two coronary artery bypass graft
surgeries in 1998.
Curis, Inc., Cambridge, MA, announced it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial in the US with Vascugel, a cellular transplant product developed for use in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft
Patients in New York state who undergo coronary artery bypass graft
surgery and are covered by either private managed-care or Medicare managed-care insurance are significantly less likely than patients with fee-for-service insurance to have the surgery done in hospitals with lower mortality rates, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.