Emory Angioplasty Versus Surgery Trial (EAST): design, recruitment, and baseline description of patients.

In patients with multivessel coronary artery disease who require revascularization there is uncertainty as to the selection of the appropriate patients for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) as opposed to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). To define the relative roles of PTCA and CABG for multivessel disease, 392 patients were… CONTINUE READING