Association between procedure appropriateness and patient-reported outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention

Objective The Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) has been used to identify individuals who are likely to benefit from percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for stable ischaemic heart disease. However, whether physicians reliably grade PCI appropriateness and whether AUC categories stratify symptomatic improvement in real-world practice are unclear. Methods Patient-reported outcomes measures…

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