Association between the extent of coronary artery disease and prognosis in patients with diabetes mellitus [Letter]
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.1 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.
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