Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 5th, 1998
In a study based on 1,829 people in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI) -- a randomized trial of patients undergoing either bypass or angioplasty -- researchers found that both the in-hospital death rates and the five-year death rates were the same for both sexes, although women often have more risk factors when they undergo cardiac bypass surgery or angioplasty. The results were the same for both...
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