PCI or CABG for severe unprotected left main coronary artery disease: making sense of the NOBLE and EXCEL trials

Anthony A. Holmes, Sripal Bangalore

Abstract

In the United States four percent of all patients without a prior history of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) who undergo coronary angiography have severe unprotected left main coronary artery disease (ULMCAD) (1).