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For patients who suffered a major heart attack, those who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) had a better five-year survival rate than those who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)

Heart surgery for those below 50

Relatively young adults with heart disease will have to consider both the risk of complications and the long-term outcomes
Apr 18, 2015 5:50 AM

IF you have severe narrowing of the main heart arteries which compromises the blood flow to a large part of the heart muscle, you will often have to make a decision between opting for a coronary (heart) artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) or undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) -

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