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EXCEL and NOBLE: stents or surgery for left main stem stenosis?

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e604-e608 published online e-edition August 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV13I5A94

1. Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Rome, Italy; 2. Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; 3. University Hospital of Nîmes, University of Montpellier, Nîmes, France; 4. Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, and St Bartholomew’


Introduction to the session: the trial headlines

The aim of the article is to capture the session at EuroPCR 2017 covering the EXCEL and NOBLE trials, communicate the analysis of the trialists, and report the views expressed in the interactive discussion. This article does not constitute an independent review of the topic by the authors. The session was dedicated to the critical review and analysis of two recent major randomised controlled trials (RCT) comparing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery for the treatment of left main (LM) disease, namely the Evaluation of XIENCE versus ...

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