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Revascularization for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)


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    Overview and Recommendations

    • Background

    • Evaluation

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      • Stable coronary artery disease

      • Refractory angina

  • Related Summaries

  • Description

  • Overview

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      Coronary artery disease

      • General recommendations

      • Recommendations for revascularization before noncardiac surgery

      • Recommendations for CABG in association with other cardiac surgery

      • Recommendations for patients with anatomic variations

    • Refractory angina

    • Acute coronary syndromes

    • ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI)

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      Other acute situations

      • CABG in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias

      • Emergency CABG after failed PCI

    • Hybrid coronary revascularization

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    Efficacy of Revascularization

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      Stable coronary artery disease

      • CABG in stable coronary disease

      • PCI in stable coronary disease

      • Hybrid coronary revascularization in stable coronary disease

    • Left main coronary artery disease

    • Acute coronary syndrome

    • ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI)

    • Completed myocardial infarction

    • Revascularization in special populations

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    Comparative Efficacy (CABG vs. PCI)

    • Efficacy in overall patient populations

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      Comparative efficacy in multivessel disease

      • Comparative efficacy in systematic reviews

      • Comparative efficacy in individual trials

      • Comparative efficacy in patients with diabetes

      • Comparative efficacy in patients ≥ 65 years old

      • Comparative efficacy in patients with chronic kidney disease

    • Comparative efficacy in left main coronary artery stenosis

    • Comparative efficacy in left anterior descending (LAD) artery stenosis

    • Comparative efficacy in left ventricular systolic dysfunction

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention procedural overview

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    Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR)

    • Description

    • Primary therapy

    • Percutaneous TMR

    • Adjunct to CABG

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    Guidelines and Resources

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      • United States guidelines

      • Canadian guidelines

      • European guidelines

    • Review articles

  • Patient Information

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    ICD Codes

    • ICD-10 codes

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    • General references used

    • Recommendation grading systems used

    • Synthesized Recommendation Grading System for DynaMed

    • DynaMed Editorial Process

    • Special acknowledgements

    • How to cite

Topic Editor
Pinak Shah MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Recommendations Editor
Allen Shaughnessy PharmD, M Med Ed, FCCP

Professor of Family Medicine and Director of Master Teacher Fellowship, Tufts University; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Shaughnessy declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Deputy Editor
Peter Oettgen MD

Editor in Chief, DynaMed; Cardiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Massachusetts, United States; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Oettgen declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

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