Chapter 27. Impact of Revascularization Procedures in Chronic Coronary Artery Disease on Clinical Outcomes: A Critical Review of the Evidence

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. Charanjit S Rihal,
  2. Dominic Raco,
  3. Bernard J Gersh and
  4. Salim Yusuf

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch27

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rihal, C. S., Raco, D., Gersh, B. J. and Yusuf, S. (2002) Impact of Revascularization Procedures in Chronic Coronary Artery Disease on Clinical Outcomes: A Critical Review of the Evidence, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • revascularization procedures;
  • chronic coronary heart disease;
  • mortality;
  • myocardial infarction;
  • medical therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • CABG surgery versus medical therapy

  • PTCA versus medical therapy

  • Theoretic considerations for comparison of CABG, PTCA, and medical therap

  • Trials of PTCA versus CABG

  • Relative effect of PTCA and CABG in patients with diabetes

  • Effect of stents on outcome after revascularization

  • Miscellaneous interventional device trials

  • Limitations of current data

  • Summary: overview of the evidence for myocardial revascularization in patients with chronic stable angina