SYNTAX Study: TAXUS Drug-Eluting Stent Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Narrowed Arteries

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2010 by Boston Scientific Corporation.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Cardialysis BV
Information provided by:
Boston Scientific Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00114972
First received: June 20, 2005
Last updated: May 27, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
Results First Received: March 27, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Coronary Artery Disease
Interventions: Device: Polymer-based Paclitaxel-Eluting TAXUS Express2-SR Stent
Procedure: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
CABG Coronary Artery By-pass Graft (CABG)
PCI With DES Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using TAXUS Express Drug Eluting Stent (DES)

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    CABG     PCI With DES  
STARTED     897     903  
COMPLETED     849     891  
NOT COMPLETED     48     12  
Withdrawal by Subject                 40                 7  
Lost to Follow-up                 8                 5  



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Primary Clinical Endpoint of 12-Month Binary MACCE.   [ Time Frame: 12 months post enrollment ]

2.  Primary:   12-month Composite Safety Endpoint.   [ Time Frame: 12 months after enrollment ]

3.  Primary:   Repeat Revascularization (PCI and/or CABG).   [ Time Frame: 12 Months post enrollment ]

4.  Secondary:   Overall MACCE at 1 Month Post-procedure and at 6 Months, 3 Years, and 5 Years Post-allocation.   [ Time Frame: 1 month after procedure and 6 months, 3 years, and 5 years post allocation ]

5.  Secondary:   Individual Components of MACCE at 1 Month Post-procedure.   [ Time Frame: 1 month after procedure ]

6.  Secondary:   Individual Components of MACCE at 6 Months Post-allocation.   [ Time Frame: 6 months post allocation ]

7.  Secondary:   Individual Components of MACCE at 1 Year Post-allocation.   [ Time Frame: 1 year post allocation ]

8.  Secondary:   Freedom From MACCE and Its Components at 1 Year Post-allocation.   [ Time Frame: 1 year post allocation ]

9.  Secondary:   Freedom From MACCE and Its Components at 3 Years Post-allocation   [ Time Frame: 3 years post allocation ]
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10.  Secondary:   Freedom From MACCE and Its Components at 5 Years Post-allocation   [ Time Frame: 5 years post allocation ]
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11.  Secondary:   Quality of Life at 1 Month Post-procedure and at 6 Months, 1, 3 and 5 Years Post-allocation   [ Time Frame: 1 month after procedure and 6 months, 1, 3 and 5 years post allocation ]
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12.  Secondary:   Cost and Cost-effectiveness at 1, 3 and 5 Years Post-allocation   [ Time Frame: 1 year, 3 and 5 years post allocation ]
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13.  Secondary:   The Characteristics (Including Co-morbidity and Coronary Vascular Lesion Complexity Scoring Referred to as the SYNTAX Score) of the Following: PCI Versus CABG Randomized Cohort, PCI Registry Cohort (CABG Ineligible), CABG Registry Cohort (PCI Ineligible)   [ Time Frame: 5 Years ]
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  Serious Adverse Events


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Frequency Threshold
Threshold above which other adverse events are reported   5%  

Reporting Groups
  Description
CABG Coronary Artery By-pass Graft (CABG)
PCI With DES Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using TAXUS Express Drug Eluting Stent (DES)

Other Adverse Events
    CABG     PCI With DES  
Total, other (not including serious) adverse events      
# participants affected / at risk     509/897     405/903  
Blood and lymphatic system disorders      
Anaemia * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     104/897 (11.59%)     23/903 (2.55%)  
# events     109     24  
Cardiac disorders      
Angina pectoris * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     26/897 (2.90%)     61/903 (6.76%)  
# events     28     70  
Atrial fibrillation * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     123/897 (13.71%)     25/903 (2.77%)  
# events     129     28  
General disorders      
All other Adverse Events * 1 [3]    
# participants affected / at risk     509/897 (56.74%)     405/903 (44.85%)  
# events     1099     854  
Infections and infestations      
Wound infection * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     56/897 (6.24%)     2/903 (0.22%)  
# events     58     2  
Injury, poisoning and procedural complications      
Incision site complication * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     47/897 (5.24%)     3/903 (0.33%)  
# events     52     3  
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders      
Pleural effusion * 1    
# participants affected / at risk     54/897 (6.02%)     2/903 (0.22%)  
# events     55     2  
* Events were collected by non-systematic assessment
1 Term from vocabulary, MedDRA (8.0)
[3] Total of all other adverse events with an occurrence below the 5% treshold.



  Limitations and Caveats
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