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Angiographic evaluation for intermediate lesions is not always accurate. Fractional flow reserve-guided deferral strategy for these lesions showed the same event rate as routine intervention strategy. However, proper FFR criterion for these lesions in the era of drug-eluting stent is not known. This study sought to evaluate the clinical outcomes of intermediate lesions according to FFR and compare those of FFR-guided intervention with routine drug-eluting stent implantation strategy.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Cypher, Taxus or Endeavor
Seoul national university hospital
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:33:48-0400
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Complete blockage of blood flow through one of the CORONARY ARTERIES, usually from CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
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