Published in Cardiovascular Week, September 22nd, 2008
"Whether obesity accelerates disease progression after CABG is unclear. We examined how body mass index (BMI) related to atherosclerotic graft progression and a clinical composite outcome of death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, stroke, CABG surgery, or angioplasty among 1,314 participants in the Post CABG trial. Participants who had undergone CABG surgery were randomly assigned in a 2 x 2...
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