Optimal medical therapy with or without percutaneous coronary intervention to reduce ischemic burden: results from the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) trial nuclear substudy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Myocardial Ischemia

abstract

  • In COURAGE patients who underwent serial MPS, adding PCI to OMT resulted in greater reduction in ischemia compared with OMT alone. Our findings suggest a treatment target of > or = 5% ischemia reduction with OMT with or without coronary revascularization.

publication date

  • March 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.743963

PubMed ID

  • 18268144

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1283

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 117

number

  • 10