Tag: EXCEL

BBC Newsnight makes fresh claims about allegedly withheld mortality data in...

The news programme BBC Newsnight has made further claims that the EXCEL investigators “held back” data from the published results of the left main...

JIM 2020: Weigh up early and late events in EXCEL to...

Gregg W Stone (Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, USA) addressed the EXCEL controversy today at the Joint Interventional Meeting (JIM 2020;...

CABG shows 10-year benefit over PCI in left main patients with...

Extended 10-year follow-up has demonstrated that in patients with a high SYNTAX score undergoing left main coronary artery (LMCA) revascularisation there is a clear...

EXCEL may damage relations between interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons

The debate over the results of EXCEL shows no sign of abating, and there seems to be a division between cardiac surgeons and interventional...

EXCEL finds repeat revascularisations following both CABG and PCI lead to...

A secondary analysis of repeat revascularisation in the EXCEL trial has found that it was associated with increased mortality after both percutaneous coronary intervention...

STS says independent analysis of EXCEL is best opportunity to “get...

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has issued a statement on the controversy surrounding EXCEL, commenting that “that the final interpretation regarding the outcomes...

EXCEL: EACTS reaches out to trial investigators to “resolve concerns”, as...

The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) has issued a statement reaching out to EXCEL investigators to “offer assistance” in resolving concerns raised about...

EXCEL: EACTS explains its decision-making on left-main guidelines, and AATS calls...

The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) has published a detailed account of the process that led to its “unprecedented” decision to reverse its...
Corresponding author Evald Hoj Christiansen

NOBLE finds PCI inferior to CABG at five years in left...

Five-year data from the NOBLE trial have confirmed its earlier findings that in patients with unprotected left main coronary disease the risk of major...

EXCEL leadership refute BBC Newsnight claims in 3,500-word document

Gregg Stone (The Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA), on behalf of the...

BBC Newsnight investigation of EXCEL prompts EACTS to reject 2018 European...

  The European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) has withdrawn its support of the left main recommendations of the society’s joint guidelines with the European Society...

EACTS 2019: Leading cardiothoracic surgeon questions EXCEL trial’s conclusion

Cardiothoracic surgeon David Taggart (Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK) told delegates attending the 2019 European Association for...

New-onset atrial fibrillation after CABG significantly increases the risk of death...

New data from the EXCEL trial, which found that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was non-inferior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) at three years...

TCT 2016: Different endpoints may have led to different outcomes for...

Two randomised controlled trials have produced what appears to be conflicting results for how left main percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compares with coronary artery...