Atlantic Cardiovascular Patient Outcomes Research Team−E Trial - CPORT E

Description:

Current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines list elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as a Class III indication for institutions without on-site cardiac surgery. Most of this is based on earlier observational data showing worse outcomes in patients undergoing PCI at such institutions. The current trial sought to study this question in a randomized controlled fashion.