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Impact of Non-Respect of SYNTAX Score II Recommendation for Surgery in Patients With Left Main Coronary Artery Disease Treated by Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: An EXCEL Substudy
Modolo et al. present a substudy from the EXCEL trail. They looked into the impact of the SYNTAX score II treatment recommendation for patients with left main disease. Patients who were randomized to PCI treatment against the SYNTAX II CABG recommendation had a four-fold higher mortality compared to patients who underwent CABG in conclusion with the syntax II recommendation.