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Combining PCI and CABG: the role of hybrid revascularization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23420447     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hybrid coronary revascularization combines the benefits of both percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) by combining the benefits of the LIMA-to-LAD graft and drug eluting stent (DES) to non-LAD regions. Through this approach, a patient receives the long-term benefit of the LIMA graft and avoids the morbidity of a full sternotomy and saphenous vein grafts. Available data related to outcomes following hybrid revascularization is limited to small studies. In this review we seek to provide an overview of hybrid revascularization in the era of modern drug eluting stent technology, discuss appropriate patient selection, and comment on future trial design. Additionally, we review the recent literature pertaining to the hybrid approach.
Authors:
Kelly D Green; Donald R Lynch; Tyffany P Chen; David Zhao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current cardiology reports     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1534-3170     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-19     Completed Date:  2013-07-23     Revised Date:  2014-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888969     Medline TA:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods*
Coronary Disease / therapy*
Drug-Eluting Stents
Humans
Patient Selection
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention / instrumentation,  methods*

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