What is the syntax trial?
The SYNTAX trial was designed to compare current surgical and percutaneous techniques in patients with three-vessel or left main coronary artery disease (or both).
What is the syntax III Revolution trial?
The SYNTAX III Revolution trial is a randomized diagnostic research study that investigates the use of CT scan and angiogram of the heart to help doctors decide which method is the best to improve blood supply to the heart in patients with complex coronary artery disease.
What is the difference between lbtest and lbtestcd?
2 CONTROLLED LAB TEST TERMINOLOGY When programming the LB SDTM domain, two variables are used to describe lab test information: LBTEST and LBTESTCD. LBTEST is simply the name of the lab test performed. LBTESTCD, however, is constrained to be eight characters long and must be unique per LBTEST.
What was the goal of the syntax study?
The stated principal goal of the SYNTAX study was to assess the optimal revascularization strategy for patients with de novo 3VD or LMD, by randomization to either CABG or PCI with TAXUS DES. 21,22 The trial was a multicenter, prospective randomized clinical trial with an “all-comers” design.
The SYNTAX trial was designed with the intention to address some of the deficiencies of earlier trials and to offer clarification regarding optimal treatment strategies in patients with severe coronary disease.
What are the strengths of the syntax study?
Five particular strengths of the SYNTAX study are worthy of note: 1 Size. 2 Design as an “all-comers” study. 3 Heart-team concept. 4 Inclusion of nested registries of either PCI or surgery in the study design has allowed for detailed characterization and outcome analysis of groups felt to be ineligible for one of
How is the syntax score developed?
The SYNTAX score has been developed based on the following: 1. The AHA classification of the coronary tree segments modified for the ARTS study 2. The Leaman score 3. The ACC/AHA lesions classification system 4. The total occlusion classification system 5. The Duke and ICPS classification systems for bifurcation lesions 6. Consultation of experts