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2. Sealing moderate SVG lesions with the TAXUS stent does not accelerate SVG atherosclerosis in the angiographically non-diseased segments of the SVG as evaluated by IVUS.
1. To determine the effect of stenting moderate SVG lesions with the paclitaxel-eluting stent in comparison with medical treatment on limiting SVG disease progression as evaluated by IVUS.
2. To evaluate by IVUS the effect of stenting moderate SVG lesions with the paclitaxel-eluting stent in comparison with medical treatment on atherosclerosis progression in angiographically non-diseased SVGs segments.
This will be a prospective randomized study assessing the efficacy of stenting moderate SVG lesions with the taxus stent in the prevention of atherosclerosis progression of SVGs as evaluated by IVUS. Patients with previous coronary bypass surgery with SVG implantation undergoing coronary angiography by clinical indication will be screened. If the patient has a moderate lesion at any level of the SVGs it will be includable in the study. After inclusion, the patients will be randomized to either stenting the moderate SVG lesion with the taxus stent or standard medical treatment. The use of a filter wire during dilation will be strongly recommended. Following this procedure, all patients will have clinical controls at 1 month and at 6 months and an angiographic and IVUS control study at 1 year follow-up.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Paclitaxel eluting stent
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:46:11-0400
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