As in any registry including patients during such long periods, there were differences in population characteristics. Complete revascularization was more frequent in the FFR/iFR group, as was the use of drug eluting stents and the new P2Y12 inhibitors. The angiography group more often saw a history of revascularization surgery and had more segments treated.
At 10 years, global mortality resulted lower in the goup assessed with FFR/iFR (HR 0.83; CI 95% 0.76 to 0.95; p=0.005) same as the chance of stent thrombosis or restenosis (HR 0.69; CI 95% 0.54-0.87; p=0.002).
Original Title: Long-term survival in patients with stable angina pectoris undergoing PCI with or without intracoronary pressure wire guidance in a report from Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry (SCAAR).
Reference: Omerovic E et al. EuroPCR 2018. Mayo 22, 2018. Paris, Francia.
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