Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI)

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: October 27, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: March 2005

To assess the relative long-term safety and efficacy of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in patients with multivessel disease and severe angina or ischemia who required revascularization and had coronary anatomy suitable for either procedure.

Condition Intervention Phase
Angina Pectoris
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Procedure: angioplasty, transluminal, percutaneous coronary
Procedure: coronary artery bypass
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: April 1987
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2004
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Multivessel coronary artery disease requiring revascularization and suitable for either PTCA or CABG.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000462

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigator: Katherine Detre University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

BARI Investigators: Protocol for the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation. Supplement to Circulation, 84:6, 1991.
Rosen AD: A SAS Interface to System 1032: Writing a user-maintainable interface to data management systems. Proc of Seventeenth Annual SAS Users Group International Conference, Cary, NC, SAS Institute Inc. pp 313, 1992.
Alderman E, Stadius M: The angiographic definitions of the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation. Current Science, 3:1189-1207, 1992.
Frye RL, King SB III, Sopko G, et al (Eds): A Symposium: Multivessel PTCA Versus CABG: Baseline Data from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI) and the Emory Angioplasty Surgery Trial (EAST). Am J Cardiol, 75: 1C-59C, 1995. Identifier: NCT00000462     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 51
Study First Received: October 27, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Angina Pectoris
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Chest Pain
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
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