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Table 3 Primary outcomes reported in randomized controlled trials assessing stents

From: Quality of reporting internal and external validity data from randomized controlled trials evaluating stents for percutaneous coronary intervention

  Primary Outcome
N (%)
N = 132
Angiographic evaluation (e.g., coronary restenosis) 62 (47.0)
Major cardiac events and repeat revascularization 25 (18.9)
Major cardiac events, repeat revascularization and angiographic evaluation 8 (6.1)
Repeat revascularization 7 (5.3)
Major cardiac events 8 (6.1)
Other 22 (16.7)