SYNTAX Trial Results

New England Journal of Medicine Links
Article: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting for Severe Coronary Artery Disease
Rountable Discussion: CABG vs. Stenting: Clinical Implications of the SYNTAX Trial

STS Press Release: SYNTAX Trial Results Confirm Better Outcomes Using Bypass Surgery for Complex Coronary Disease

Webcast: SYNTAX Trial Results, Michael J. Mack, MD

Report: 2009 Appropriateness Criteria for Coronary Revascularization
The professional organizations that represent cardiologists and cardiac surgeons have collaborated to produce this report, which includes a detailed, easy-to-use chart (below) that can be used by doctors and patients jointly to plot severity of the disease with overall health status and determine an appropriate treatment strategy.

Graphic: CABG vs. PCI Chart

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