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Title: Coronary artery bypass surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention with stent implantation in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease (the Stent or Surgery trial): a randomised controlled trial
Authors: Sigwart, U
Stables, RH
Booth, J
Erbel, R
Wahrborg, P
Lubsen, J
Nihoyannopoulos, P
Pepper, J
King, SB
Weintraub, W
Sleight, P
Clayton, T
Pocock, S
Nugara, F
Rickards, A
Chronos, N
Flather, MD
Thompson, S
Dooley, P
Collinson, J
Stuteville, M
Delahunty, N
Wright, A
Forster, M
Clayton, T
Ludman, P
Collinson, J
De Souza, A
Ischinger, T
Buszman, P
Martuscelli, E
Davies, S
Goy, JJ
Olivari, Z
Shibata, M
Bakhai, A
Perez, D
Kotsiva, K
Kamdar, R
Koutroulis, G
Ritsou, M
Nihoyannopoulos, P
Balcon, R
Sergeant, Paul
Sleight, P
Thompson, S
Sigwart, U
Buszman, P
Perry, RA
Illsley, C
Simpson, I
Norell, MS
Grip, L
Heikkila, J
Macaya, C
Brecker, S
Angel, J
Legrand, V
Thomas, M
Ischinger, T
Roberts, DH
Bernardi, G
Wijns, W
Martuscelli, E
Bilodeau, L
Olivari, Z
Buller, CE
Nordrehaug, JE
da Cunha, JAC
Schuler, G
Marquis, JF
Waas, W
Pfisterer, M
Mudra, H
Klauss, V
Niemela, K
Meier, B
Endresen, K
Simon, R
Ludman, P
Goy, JJ
Eckhout, E
Manari, A
Ormerod, O
Corr, L
Gomes, S
Cequier, A
Mudra, H
Knudtson, ML
Kokott, N
Golf, S
Erbel, R
Meloni, GF
Chierchia, S
Groves, P
Vassanelli, C
Valdes, M
Luderitz, B
Cumberland, D
Olsson, H
Vrints, C #
Issue Date: Sep-2002
Publisher: Lancet ltd
Series Title: Lancet vol:360 issue:9338 pages:965-970
Abstract: Background Results of trials, comparing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), indicate that rates of death or myocardial infarction are similar. with either treatment strategy. Management with PTCA is, however, associated with an increased requirement for subsequent, additional revascularisation. Coronary stents, used as an adjunct to PTCA, reduce restenosis and the need for repeat revascularisation. The aim of the Stent or Surgery (SoS) trial was to assess the effect of stent-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus CABG in the management of patients with multivessel disease.
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ISSN: 0140-6736
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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