Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty Compared With Exercise Training in Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2005 by University of Leipzig.
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First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: September 7, 2007
Last verified: September 2005

September 9, 2005
September 7, 2007
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Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty Compared With Exercise Training in Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease
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The purpose of this study is to compare coronary angioplasty with stent implantation with an exercise rehabilitation program in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD).
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Phase 2
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • CAD
  • Stable Angina Pectoris
  • Device: PTCA and Stent Implantation
  • Behavioral: Exercise Training
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Angiographically documented CAD, with at least one coronary artery stenosis of more than 50% in a native segment never subjected to intervention, which is recommended for treatment with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).
  • Stable coronary artery disease
  • Eligible patients could be asymptomatic or have class I to III angina (Canadian Cardiovascular Society [CCS]) with documented myocardial ischemia
  • Angina pectoris threshold > 50 Watt (cycle ergometry)
  • Permanent residence should be within 25 km of training facility.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 or > 70 years of age
  • Patient currently participating in an exercise training program
  • Unstable angina pectoris or myocardial infarction during the last 2 weeks
  • Symptoms of CCS class IV
  • Exercise limitations due to clinical conditions not related to CAD
  • Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of < 40%
  • Ventricular arrhythmia (Lown Ivb)
  • Hemodynamically significant valvular heart disease
  • Previous cardiac surgery
  • PTCA performed during the last 12 months
  • Any major non-cardiac condition that would adversely affect survival during the duration of the study
  • Reduced compliance
18 Years to 75 Years
Contact: Rainer Hambrecht, Prof. 00493418651426
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University of Leipzig
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Principal Investigator: Rainer Hambrecht, Prof. Herzzentrum Leipzig
University of Leipzig
September 2005

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