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Diabetes does not influence long-term patency of bypass grafts

July 27, 2017

Individuals with diabetes were found to have similar long-term patency of internal thoracic artery grafts and saphenous vein grafts compared with those without diabetes, according to a study.

“Today, nearly 50% of patients undergoing CABG have diabetes. However, little is known about bypass graft patency in patients with vs. without diabetes,” Sajjad Raza, MD, of the department of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues wrote.

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Lower-extremity bypass for CLI yields better outcomes than endovascular intervention

July 20, 2017
Lower-extremity bypass surgery predicted lower risk-adjusted major adverse limb event rates at 30 days vs. infrainguinal endovascular intervention in patients with…
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Frailty influences amputation-free survival in patients with CLI

July 18, 2017
In patients with critical limb ischemia who have undergone endovascular or surgical revascularization, a frailty index was a risk factor for amputation-free survival at…
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Rivaroxaban, warfarin yield similar outcomes after peripheral artery procedures

July 17, 2017
The use of rivaroxaban or warfarin after endovascular or open peripheral artery procedures confers similar safety and efficacy outcomes, according to new findings…
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