Temporal trends in patient risk profile and clinical outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention.
Luke P Dawson, Diem Dinh, Stephen J Duffy, David Clark, Christopher M Reid, Angela Brennan, Nick Andrianopoulos, Chin Hiew, Melanie Freeman, Ernesto Oqueli, William Chan, Andrew E Ajani, undefined Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG) Investigators
Cardiovasc Revasc Med | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: Patient selection and procedural characteristics continue to evolve in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Australian data on long-term trends and outcomes are limited. This study aimed to identify long-term temporal trends in patient characteristics and outcomes in a large Australian PCI cohort. METHODS: We analysed data from 41,146 PCI procedures included in the multi-centre Melbourne Interventional Group registry to determine trends in patient characteristics, procedural practices and outcomes from 2005 to 2018. Procedures were divided into 2-yearly periods for trends analysis. RESULTS: Temporal trends in patient characteristics showed increases in age, proportion of mal..View full abstract