Tag: CABG

EXCEL: PCI inferior to CABG in Bayesian reanalysis

A Bayesian analysis of EXCEL and other randomised controlled trials comparing coronary artery bypass...

Virtual ACC: PRECOMBAT finds PCI as good as CABG at 10 years in left main disease

The longest follow-up to date of patients with left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD) has fou...

PCI for chronic total occlusion less successful after bypass surgery

Patients who have a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusion followi...

JIM 2020: Weigh up early and late events in EXCEL to determine treatment for left main disease

Gregg W Stone (Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, USA) addressed the EXCEL controv...

CABG shows 10-year benefit over PCI in left main patients with high SYNTAX score

Extended 10-year follow-up has demonstrated that in patients with a high SYNTAX score undergoing...

STS 2020: Enhanced surgical recovery protocols will allow safe three-day discharge

Patients discharged three days after open heart surgery are not at increased risk of complicatio...

EXCEL finds repeat revascularisations following both CABG and PCI lead to increased mortality

A secondary analysis of repeat revascularisation in the EXCEL trial has found that it was associ...
Corresponding author Evald Hoj Christiansen

NOBLE finds PCI inferior to CABG at five years in left main disease

Five-year data from the NOBLE trial have confirmed its earlier findings that in patients with un...

TAVI is increasingly seen as the preferred approach for aortic valve replacement in CABG patients

A review of the trends in the use and propensity-matched analysis of in-hospital outcomes, publi...

Rome hospital to participate in European DuraGraft registry

The European Hospital in Rome has become the first site in Italy to participate in the DuraGraft Eur...

New-onset atrial fibrillation after CABG significantly increases the risk of death and stroke in left main patients

New data from the EXCEL trial, which found that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was non...

ESC 2017: CABG is the “preferred strategy” for multivessel revascularisation in patients with type 1 diabetes

Data from a nationwide observational cohort study indicate that coronary artery bypass grafting (CAB...

Award-wining system could be used to inform future surgeons about procedural details

David Wald (Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK) and his 16-year-old son B...

“Excellent early patency rates” for VEST device

Vascular Graft Solutions has announced interim results of VEST III, a post-market randomised con...

“No-touch” CABG reduces postoperative stroke and short-term mortality

A network meta-analysis, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicat...

Adherence to medication more powerful predictor of adverse outcomes than type of revascularisation

A study published in Circulation has not only found that patients who adhere to medical regimens...

Frequency of coronary perforation “might actually increase” given predictors include old age

Tim Kinnaird (Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK) and others re...