Journal article

Long-term Outcomes Associated With Total Arterial Revascularization vs Non-Total Arterial Revascularization

Rodolfo V Rocha, Derrick Y Tam, Reena Karkhanis, Xuesong Wang, Peter C Austin, Dennis T Ko, Mario Gaudino, Alistair Royse, Stephen E Fremes

JAMA CARDIOLOGY | AMER MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Importance: The optimal conduits for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) remain controversial in multivessel coronary artery disease. Objective: To compare the long-term clinical outcomes of total arterial revascularization (TAR) vs non-TAR (CABG with at least 1 arterial and 1 saphenous vein graft) in a multicenter population-based study. Design, Setting, and Participants: This multicenter population-based cohort study using propensity score matching took place from October 2008 to March 2017 in Ontario, Canada, with a mean and maximum follow-up of 4.6 and 9.0 years, respectively. Individuals with primary isolated CABG were identified, with at least 1 arterial graft. Exclusion criteria we..

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