The effect of age on outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery compared with balloon angioplasty or bare-metal stent implantation among patients with multivessel coronary disease. A collaborative analysis of individual patient data from 10 randomized trials

Marcus Flather, June-Wha Rhee, Derek B Boothroyd, Eric Boersma, Maria Mori Brooks, Didier Carrié, Tim C Clayton, Nicholas Danchin, Christian W Hamm, Whady A Hueb, Spencer B King, Stuart J Pocock, Alfredo E Rodriguez, Patrick Serruys, Ulrich Sigwart, Rodney H Stables, Mark A Hlatky

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This study sought to assess whether patient age modifies the comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2150-2157
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2012


  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Survival Rate
  • Risk Factors
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Middle Aged
  • Stents
  • Time Factors
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Female
  • Male

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