Article Abstract

Optimal revascularization for left main coronary artery disease—coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention

Authors: Ian C. Bostock, Jock N. McCullough, Alexander Iribarne

Abstract

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has historically been the standard of care for management of left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD). Studies have demonstrated a survival advantage when CABG has been compared to optimal medical management alone in LMCAD (1-3).