Randomized trial of stents versus bypass surgery for left main coronary artery disease.

@article{Park2011RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of stents versus bypass surgery for left main coronary artery disease.},
  author={Seong-Wook Park and Young-Hak Kim and D G Park and Sung Cheol Yun and Jung Min Ahn and Hae Geun Song and Jong-Young Lee and Won Jang Kim and Soo-Jin Kang and Seung Whan Lee and Cheol Whan Lee and Seong-wook Park and Cheol-Hyun Chung and Jae-Won Lee and D Q Lim and Seung-woon Rha and S M Lee and Hyeon-cheol Gwon and Hyo Soo Kim and In Ho Chae and Yangsoo Jang and Myung Ho Jeong and S H Tahk and Ki Bae Seung},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={364 18},
  pages={1718-27}
}
BACKGROUND Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is increasingly used to treat unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis, although coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been considered to be the treatment of choice. METHODS We randomly assigned patients with unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis to undergo CABG (300 patients) or PCI with sirolimus-eluting stents (300 patients). Using a wide margin for noninferiority, we compared the groups with respect to the primary… CONTINUE READING
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