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Medical therapy versus percutaneous coronary interventions for patients with stable and unstable coronary artery disease.
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PMID:  18606099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial has evoked renewed and intense discussion as to whether to recommend medical therapy or coronary revascularization for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), especially in those patients with stable CAD who are at low to intermediate risk for future cardiovascular events. The decision in regard to the timing and role of revascularization in patients with unstable CAD, although still evolving, is somewhat less controversial. The major focus of this discussion is, therefore, on the patient with stable CAD.
Bertram Pitt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current atherosclerosis reports     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1534-6242     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Atheroscler Rep     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100897685     Medline TA:  Curr Atheroscler Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
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