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Association between the extent of coronary artery disease and prognosis in patients with diabetes mellitus [Letter]

Authors Xu H, Bu HJ, He JZ

Received 26 May 2019

Accepted for publication 5 July 2019

Published 13 August 2019 Volume 2019:11 Pages 723—724

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S217196

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Eyal Cohen


Huan Xu, Hui-Ju Bu, Jing-Zhao He

Intensive Care Unit, Dongguan Donghua Hospital, Dongguan, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China
 
The correlation between the extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) and clinical outcomes among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) was unclear. Recently, we read with great interest the study by Gyldenkerne et al.The authors conducted a cohort study of patients with DM who underwent coronary angiography and were stratified according to the extent of coronary artery disease: 0-, 1-, 2- or 3-vessel disease or diffuse vessel disease, with myocardial infarction, all-cause death, and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) as endpoints.
 
View the original paper by Gyldenkerne and colleagues


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