Fractional flow reserve-guided PCI versus medical therapy in stable coronary disease

De Bruyne, Bernard; Pijls, Nico H J; Kalesan, Bindu; Barbato, Emanuele; Tonino, Pim A L; Piroth, Zsolt; Jagic, Nikola; Möbius-Winkler, Sven; Rioufol, Gilles; Witt, Nils; Kala, Petr; MacCarthy, Philip; Engström, Thomas; Oldroyd, Keith G; Mavromatis, Kreton; Manoharan, Ganesh; Verlee, Peter; Frobert, Ole; Curzen, Nick; Johnson, Jane B; ... (2012). Fractional flow reserve-guided PCI versus medical therapy in stable coronary disease. New England journal of medicine NEJM, 367(11), pp. 991-1001. Waltham, Mass.: Massachusetts Medical Society MMS 10.1056/NEJMoa1205361

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The preferred initial treatment for patients with stable coronary artery disease is the best available medical therapy. We hypothesized that in patients with functionally significant stenoses, as determined by measurement of fractional flow reserve (FFR), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) plus the best available medical therapy would be superior to the best available medical therapy alone.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Kalesan, Bindu and Jüni, Peter

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

0028-4793

Publisher:

Massachusetts Medical Society MMS

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:35

Last Modified:

16 Jul 2018 14:52

Publisher DOI:

10.1056/NEJMoa1205361

PubMed ID:

22924638

Web of Science ID:

000308649100005

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.13981

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/13981 (FactScience: 220702)

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