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Emory Angioplasty Versus Surgery Trial (EAST)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00000465
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2016
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  Purpose
To compare the efficacy of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) in patients with multiple vessel coronary heart disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Coronary Disease 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: June 1987
Study Completion Date: August 1998
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Men and women with multivessel coronary artery disease whose symptoms were refractory to medical treatment.
  Contacts and Locations
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000465     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 54
R01HL033965 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: October 27, 1999
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2016
Last Verified: September 2002

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases