CABG outperforms PCI in boosting quality of life in diabetes patients

10/16/2013 | HealthDay News

Diabetes patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery reported less chest pain, fewer physical limitations and better quality of life between six months and two years compared with those who had percutaneous coronary intervention, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. However, patient-reported outcomes in both groups did not show a significant difference after two years, researchers said.

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