Therapeutics
July 1, 2005

Prophylactic coronary artery revascularization before elective vascular surgery did not improve long-term survival

Publication: ACP Journal Club
Volume 143, Number 1

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McFalls EO, Ward HB, Moritz TE, et al. Coronary-artery revascularization before elective major vascular surgery. N Engl J Med. 2004;351:2795-804. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15625331/

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GIM/FP/GP: 6 out of 7
Hospitalists: 6 out of 7
Cardiology: 6 out of 7

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Volume 143Number 1July 1, 2005
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Published in issue: July 1, 2005
Published online: 9 March 2020

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P. J. Devereaux, MD
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (P.J.D., C.S.C.)
Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru (P.J.D., G.M.R.)
Claudio S. Cinà, MD
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (P.J.D., C.S.C.)
G. Malaga Rodriguez, MD
Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru (P.J.D., G.M.R.)

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