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The Magnitude of the Survival Benefit of Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting: Absolute Risk Reduction

  • Takayuki Ohno
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    Address for correspondence: Takayuki Ohno, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Intensive Care Unit, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, 1 Kanda Izumicho, Chyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 101-8643, Tel: 81-3-3862-9111
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    Cardiovascular Surgery and Intensive Care Unit, Mitsui Memorial Hospital
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Open AccessPublished:November 19, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjon.2021.11.008
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      Keywords

      Glossary of Abbreviations:

      ARR (Absolute risk reduction), CABG (coronary artery bypass grafting), DM (diabetes mellitus), EF (ejection fraction), ITA (internal thoracic artery), LAD (left anterior descending), LMT (left main trunk), NNT (number needed to treat), PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention), VD (vessel disease)