Risk stratification of patients undergoing medical therapy after coronary angiography.

@article{Bettinger2016RiskSO,
  title={Risk stratification of patients undergoing medical therapy after coronary angiography.},
  author={Nicolas Bettinger and Tullio Palmerini and Adriano Mendes Caixeta and Ovidiu Dressler and Claire Litherland and Dominic P Francese and Gennaro Giustino and Roxana Mehran and Martin B. Leon and Gregg Whitney Stone and Philippe G{\'e}n{\'e}reux},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 40},
  pages={
          3103-3110
        }
}
AIM We sought to investigate the prognostic impact of the SYNTAX (Synergy between PCI with TAXUS and Cardiac Surgery) score (SS) on 1-year clinical outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS) undergoing medical therapy only. METHODS AND RESULTS Among the 13 819 patients enrolled in the ACUITY trial and undergoing coronary angiogram, 4491 patients were treated with medical therapy as the initial strategy. Of those, baseline SS and complete… CONTINUE READING