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Title: Prediction of Coronary Risk by SYNTAX and Derived Scores Synergy Between Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Taxus and Cardiac Surgery
Authors: Yadav, Mayank
Palmerini, Tullio
Caixeta, Adriano [UNIFESP]
Madhavan, Mahesh V.
Sanidas, Elias
Kirtane, Ajay J.
Stone, Gregg W.
Genereux, Philippe
Columbia Univ
Cardiovasc Res Fdn
Univ Bologna
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Montreal
Keywords: coronary risk stratification
percutaneous coronary intervention
risk score
SYNTAX score
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2013
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Journal of the American College of Cardiology. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 62, n. 14, p. 1219-1230, 2013.
Abstract: The introduction of the SYNTAX (Synergy Between PCI With Taxus and Cardiac Surgery) score has prompted a renewed interest for angiographic risk stratification in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Syntax score is based on qualitative and quantitative characterization of coronary artery disease by including 11 angiographic variables that take into consideration lesion location and characteristics. Thus far, this score has been shown to be an effective tool to risk-stratify patients with complex coronary artery disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the landmark SYNTAX trial, as well as in other clinical settings. This review provides an overview of its current applications, including its integration with other nonangiographic clinical scores, and explores future applications of the SYNTAX and derived scores. (C) 2013 by the American College of Cardiology Foundation
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/36773
ISSN: 0735-1097
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2013.06.047
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