Percutaneous Revascularization for Ischemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction
13 October 2022
|Whether revascularization by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) can improve event-free survival and left ventricular function in patients with severe ischemic left ventricular systolic dysfunction, as compared with optimal medical therapy (i.e., individually adjusted pharmacologic and device therapy for heart failure) alone, is unknown.|
CONCLUSIONS Among patients with severe ischemic left ventricular systolic dysfunction who received optimal medical therapy, revascularization by PCI did not result in a lower incidence of death from any cause or hospitalization for heart failure.
|Perera D, Clayton T, O´Kane P et al.||N Engl J Med 2022; 387:1351-1360
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