coronary disease, left main coronary artery stenosis
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2011 May 5;364(18):1718-27. Epub 2011 Apr 4 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN coronary disease, left main coronary artery stenosis The Use of
coronary artery bypass surgery
As Treatment, Acute
Is equal Than
percutaneous stent implantation, sirolimus-eluting
To modify major cardiovascular events (death, infarction or stroke) at 2 years: 4.4% stent VS 4.7% surgery. Ischemia-driven target-vessel revascularization was more frequent in stent patients, however (9% VS 4%)