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Emory Angioplasty Versus Surgery Trial (EAST)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000465
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Coronary Disease Heart Diseases Myocardial Ischemia Procedure: angioplasty, transluminal, percutaneous coronary Procedure: coronary artery bypass Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : June 1987
Actual Study Completion Date : August 1998

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MedlinePlus related topics: Angioplasty
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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.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000465     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 54
R01HL033965 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: October 28, 1999    Key Record Dates
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