Return to work after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Sheila T Fitzgerald, Diane M Becker, David D Celentano, Robert Swank, Jeffrey A Brinker

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A prospective study of 82 patients employed in the 6-month period before percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) was performed to determine the patterns of lag time in work resumption and the factors associated with early return to work. One month after PTCA, 59% of patients had resumed work whereas 87% were employed 6 months after PTCA. Patients who had a myocardial infarction in the month before PTCA, as well as those with

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1108-1112
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume64
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 1989

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Return to work after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. / Fitzgerald, Sheila T; Becker, Diane M; Celentano, David D; Swank, Robert; Brinker, Jeffrey A.

In: The American Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 64, No. 18, 15.11.1989, p. 1108-1112.

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