Cover: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

A Literature Review and Ratings of Appropriateness and Necessity

Published 1991

by Lucian L. Leape, Lee H. Hilborne, James P. Kahan, William B. Stason, Rolla Edward Park, Caren Kamberg, Robert H. Brook

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This report summarizes the evidence for efficacy and risk according to generally accepted indications for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. It summarizes information contained in 322 papers published between 1971 and 1990. It also provides a description of the expert panel process and the results of their ratings of appropriateness and necessity.

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