Outcomes Superior With CABG Versus Multivessel PCI
THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 -- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) outcomes are better than multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndrome, according to a study presented at the annual meeting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bypass Surgery for Multivessel CAD Reaffirmed in Newer Data
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- The recently weakened endorsement of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for multivessel disease is not supported by contemporary real-world data, heart surgeons argued. Based on over 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 23, 2023 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

In CABG, Radial Artery Works Best for Second Key Graft In CABG, Radial Artery Works Best for Second Key Graft
With more than 15 years of follow-up, the radial artery beats other options for the second key coronary target in coronary artery bypass surgery.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 6, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Adding Cardiac Shockwave to CABG Boosts LVEF, Function, QoL Adding Cardiac Shockwave to CABG Boosts LVEF, Function, QoL
Direct epicardial cardiac shockwave therapy adjunctive to CABG might lead to a paradigm shift in the treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy, researchers suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Long-Term Outcomes of PCI, CABG Compared for Multivessel CAD
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- For patients with multivessel coronary artery disease, the rates of major adverse cardiac events and safety events do not differ for those receiving percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with everolimus-eluting stent or... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Angiography After CABG Safer When Planned With CTCA Angiography After CABG Safer When Planned With CTCA
Coronary angiography in patients who have previously had CABG surgery can be streamlined and made safer by preplanning using CT coronary angiography, results of the BYPASS-CTCA trial show.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Real-World Complexities of PCI vs CABG in LM CAD: SCAAR Analysis Real-World Complexities of PCI vs CABG in LM CAD: SCAAR Analysis
Survival was better with CABG, though not in one subgroup. Still, the goal of PCI in the real world, one observer says, may not be to extend life, but ' to get short-term symptom relief. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

PCI vs CABG: Does Age Inform Choice for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease?
(MedPage Today) -- BOSTON -- Adding fuel to the controversy of revascularization for left main disease, patients had better survival after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery than percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in an all... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - September 19, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

PCI Not (Much) Worse Than CABG for Multivessel Disease Long Term
(MedPage Today) -- BOSTON -- For multivessel coronary artery disease, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) pulled even, statistically speaking, with surgery for outcomes after a median of nearly 12 years of follow-up in the Korean BEST trial... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 19, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ticagrelor DAPT Linked to Lower Risk for Vein Graft Failure in CABG
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 -- Ticagrelor dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is associated with a reduced risk for saphenous vein graft failure compared with aspirin among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery, according to a review... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Potent DAPT After CABG Halves Vein Graft Failure
(MedPage Today) -- Doubling up on antiplatelet agents after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery cut down on graft failure but increased bleeding risk at least as much, pooled clinical trial data showed. Saphenous vein graft failure risk... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 9, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Feasible in Patients Over 80
TUESDAY, June 28, 2022 -- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) may increase long-term survival even in elderly patients, according to a study published online June 20 in Mayo Clinical Proceedings. Kukbin Choi, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefi ts for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 20, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mixed Interim Results for Combination Imaging in CABG Patients Mixed Interim Results for Combination Imaging in CABG Patients
The GREECE study is investigating whether use of noninvasive coronary CT angiography can reduce use of invasive angiography when making treatment decisions for patients with previous bypass surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Effect of Lipid-lowering Medications on CABG Outcomes Effect of Lipid-lowering Medications on CABG Outcomes
Is perioperative lipid-lowering medication use associated with a reduced risk of complications and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news