coronary disease, stable angina, elderly patients
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
JAMA. 2003 Mar 5;289(9):1117-23 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN coronary disease, stable angina, elderly patients The Use of
routine invasive strategy (angiography and revascularization)
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
optimal medical therapy alone
To modify 1-year mortality (11% invasive VS 8% medical, p NS) or modify death + nonfatal infarction (17% invasive VS 20% medical). Invasive approach had increased events early months, and medical management had more cardiac events after 6 months.