AngioplastyBMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7253.122/a (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:122
- Douglas Carnall ([email protected])
This week a meta-analysis of randomised trials shows that although angioplasty for coronary artery disease reduces anginal symptoms in comparison with medical treatments it seems to do so at a cost of an increased risk for infarction, death, and the need for surgery.
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