We spoke to Dr Daniel Thuijs (Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands) about the 2009 SYNTAX trial, which demonstrated the advantages of percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stents compared with coronary artery bypass surgery. We ask how the SYNTAX trial dataset has matured over the last 10 years, and what findings he thinks are most valuable and should be implemented in clinical practice.
Speaker’s Disclosures: Daniel Thuijs has nothing to declare in relation to this video interview.
1. How has the dataset from the SYNTAX trial matured over the last 10 years? (0:05)
2. Which findings from the 10-year analysis of SYNTAX data do you think are most valuable, and how should physicians implement these in practice? (2:28)
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Filmed at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2019 in Paris, France, September 2019.
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