Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 25, Issue 8–10, pp 434–437 | Cite as

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

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


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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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

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