Interventional cardiology

FREEDOM follow up confirms superiority of CABG in diabetes patients

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been confirmed as superior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug eluting stents (DES) in an eight year follow up of revascularisation outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and multivessel disease. The final report from the FREEDOM trial, which originally compared outcomes of the two strategies at four ...

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