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Yao-Jun Zhang i wsp – Smoking Is Associated With Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Revascularization With PCI or CABG: The SYNTAX Trial at 5-Year Follow-Up J Am Coll Cardiol 2015; 65:1107

Cigarette smoking is an established risk factor for development of coronary artery disease, and studies suggesting that smokers with coronary disease might enjoy paradoxically better outcomes than nonsmokers have not sufficiently considered baseline differences in clinical risk factors or changes in smoking status over time. After PCI or CABG, smokers with complex coronary disease face a higher incidence of myocardial infarction, and abstinence from smoking improves outcomes …

Opracowane na podstawie: J Am Coll Cardiol 2015; 65:1107 / 24 marca 2015