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Cardiology Management

Mortality Following Bypass Surgery Increases After 8-10 years

2017 13 Jun

Findings from a new register study from the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University, Denmark show that mortality following bypass surgery increases after 8-10 years. Prognosis following heart bypass surgery is generally good and has shown improvement over the last three decades. However, this new study shows that mortality increases... Read more

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Survival Rate Better Among Patients who have Bypass Surgery

2016 05 Apr

An international study shows that heart-failure patients with clogged arteries have a better chance of surviving 10 years if they have bypass surgery plus medicine as compared to medicine alone. 10-year results are published in the New England Journal of Medicine and have also been presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in Chicago.... Read more

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CABG Improves Survival in Diabetic Patients with Heart Disease

2015 02 Apr

According to an article in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, in diabetic patients with heart disease, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is better than stenting (percutaneous coronary intervention, PCI) at improving their long-term survival and reducing the risk of adverse complications.  Diabetic patients are two to four times more likely... Read more