Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting vs Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Long-term Mortality and Morbidity in Multivessel Disease Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials of the Arterial Grafting and Stenting Era


Sipahi I., Akay M. H. , Dagdelen S. , Blitz A., Alhan C.

JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE, cilt.174, ss.223-230, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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IMPORTANCE Recent trials of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) vs coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for multivessel disease were not designed to detect a difference in mortality and therefore were underpowered for this outcome. Consequently, the comparative effects of these 2 revascularization methods on long-term mortality are still unclear. In the absence of solid evidence for mortality difference, PCI is oftentimes preferred over CABG in these patients, given its less invasive nature.