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Nature of coronary disease in patients with insulin resistance and its impact on revascularization strategies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16319658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Data on the nature of coronary artery disease in patients with insulin resistance and its treatment have been obtained mostly in the diabetic population. The 'quantitative' and 'qualitative' changes in the course of coronary artery disease and the relationship with the increased rate of cardiac events in this population will be discussed. The effects of various methods of revascularization (bypass surgery vs. percutaneous revascularization) and the potential benefit of recent adjuncts to percutaneous revascularization (stents, drug-eluting stents, antiplatelet agents) will be discussed.
Eric Van Belle; Christophe Bauters; Eug?ne McFadden; Michel E Bertrand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Coronary artery disease     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0954-6928     ISO Abbreviation:  Coron. Artery Dis.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-01     Completed Date:  2006-12-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9011445     Medline TA:  Coron Artery Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Institut Pasteur, Lille, France.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Disease / drug therapy,  etiology*,  surgery*
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications*
Insulin Resistance*
Metabolic Syndrome X / complications
Myocardial Revascularization / methods*

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