Last updated on June 2018

Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation Versus Optimal Medical Treatment in Patients With Chronic Total Occlusion (DECISION-CTO)


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting stent implantation compared to optimal medical treatment in patients with chronic total occlusion.

Detailed Study Description

Prospective, two arms, randomized multi-center trial in Asian-pacific region. Following angiography, patients with chronic total occlusion (more than 3 months) have documented myocardial ischemia or symptoms of angina, and eligible for stenting without any exclusion criteria will be randomized 1:1 to: a) drug-eluting stent vs. b) optimal medical treatment. All patients will be followed for at least 3 year.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01078051

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Asan Medical Center

Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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Ulsan University Hospital

Ulsan, Korea, Republic of
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Kangbuk Samsung Hospital

Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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Sam Anyang Hospital

Anyang, Korea, Republic of
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GangNeung Asan Hospital

GangNeung, Korea, Republic of
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Bundang CHA Hospital

Sungnam, Korea, Republic of
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Wonju Christian Hospital

Wonju, Korea, Republic of
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Recruitment Status: Open


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