Assessment of Revascularization Versus Conservative Treatment in Heart Transplant Patients for a Clinical Event Reduction (ARCHER)
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Last updated:19th Feb 2013
The aim of the study is to compare optimal medical therapy alone versus percutaneous coronary intervention on top of medical therapy in the setting of heart transplant recipient coronary artery disease in a randomized trial.The primary endpoint assessed at 1 year is the composite of death, myocardial infarction, need for transitory or permanent ventricular assist device implantation, myocardial revascularization, occurrence or worsening of heart failure, any graft dysfunction and/or a decrease of left ventricular ejection fraction of at least 25% compared to baseline. The hypothesis of the study is the superiority of the interventional management over medical therapy alone in preventing the occurrence of the primary endpoint of the study.
|Study start date||2013-02-19|