The EXCEL trial compared conventional open-heart surgery with stents in patients with the disease of the main coronary artery vessel and showed that there was no significant difference for patient outcomes, regardless of which treatment option was used.
If the data and the analysis Newsnight has carried out are correct, the patients have been subjected to an increased risk of death.
After the broadcast, EACTS (European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery) Council voted unanimously to withdraw their support for the guidelines on Left Main disease with immediate effect.

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