Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 25, Issue 8, pp 434–437

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

  • Arvinder S. Kurbaan
  • Timothy J. Bowker
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02944295

Cite this article as:
Kurbaan, A.S. & Bowker, T.J. Compr Ther (1999) 25: 434. doi:10.1007/BF02944295


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.

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© the American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arvinder S. Kurbaan
    • 1
  • Timothy J. Bowker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College School of MedicineUniversity of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom