TC-WYRE: TAXUS Express Stent vs. Cypher Stent - What's Your Real Life Experience?
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To compare the relative efficacy and safety of the TAXUS Express2 stents and the Cypher stents among a broad, unselected patient population treated in a nationwide, multi-center clinical registry representative of 'real-world,' contemporary clinical practice. A secondary objective is to examine performance of the two stents in pre-specified subgroup populations and examine regional and national patterns in outcomes.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients treated with a TAXUS Express2 stent or a Cypher stent between April 1, 2005 and June 30, 2005.
Simultaneous treatment with both TAXUS and Cypher stents during the index revascularization. Patients who have undergone previous target vessel(s), stenting procedure within 9 months of the index procedure will be excluded.