Volume 64, Issue 12 (6 2006)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2006, 64(12): 84-90 | Back to browse issues page

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Nouzari Y, Faghihi Sh, Poorhoseini HR. Short term outcome of Percutanous Coronary Intervention in diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Tehran Univ Med J. 2006; 64 (12) :84-90
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Abstract:   (4069 Views)
Background: Despite recent improvement in coronary intervention, there are many controversies about it’s results in diabetic patients. The goal of this study is comparison of in hospital outcome of diabetics after coronary intervention with nondiabetics.
Methods: In this study 115 diabetic and 115non diabetic patients who admitted for coronary intervention in our center during 1383&84 were entered in an analytic study of Cohort type. Datas about clinical, aniographic, procedural and post procedural (24hours) characteristics were entered in each patient’s form. Independent T test,chi-square and Fisher’s exact test were used for analyzing datas.
Results: The Diabetic Patients were most often older men, and they had higher angina class, more co-risk factors and lower ejection fractions. Diabetic’s lesions were longer and more located in proximal portion of vessels. But success rate, major complication (death, revascularization, Q Wave MI and CVA), and minor complications (coronary/peripheral arteries complication, pulmonary edema, ischemic ECG) had no significant differences between two groups.
Conclusion: Diabetes mellitus does not affect short outcomes of coronary intervention as an independent factor. So intervention could be done in these patients with considering favorable outcomes.
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