Which factors increase the survival benefit of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2019
  • Author: Rohit Shahani, MD, MS, MCh; Chief Editor: Karlheinz Peter, MD, PhD  more...
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Factors that increase the survival benefit of CABG include the following [23] :

  • Left ventricular ejection fraction of 45% or less

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Ischemic mitral regurgitation

  • PCI failure, with or without acute MI (AMI)


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