, Volume 25, Issue 8-10, pp 434-437

Role of restenosis in determining adverse outcome after coronary angioplasty vs bypass surgery

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Abstract

A group of patients who did not have restenosis after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) was compared with a group receiving coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Restenosis only partially accounted for the greater morbidity after PTCA compared with CABG.