The effect of internal thoracic artery grafts on long-term clinical outcomes after coronary bypass surgery

Mark A Hlatky, David Shilane, Derek B Boothroyd, Eric Boersma, Maria M Brooks, Didier Carrié, Tim C Clayton, Nicolas Danchin, Marcus Flather, Christian W Hamm, Whady A Hueb, Jan Kahler, Neuza Lopes, Stuart J Pocock, Alfredo Rodriguez, Patrick Serruys, Ulrich Sigwart, Rodney H Stables

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We sought to compare long-term outcomes after coronary bypass surgery with and without an internal thoracic artery graft.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)829-35
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011


  • Angina Pectoris
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Mammary Arteries
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Odds Ratio
  • Propensity Score
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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