Table D-3Quality and applicability for RCTs evaluating women with stable angina (KQ 3 Strategy 1)

Study NameStudy Author/YearComparatorQualityLimitations to Applicability
AllenAllen et al., 200415Surgical revascularization vs. optimal medical therapyGood
  • Older versions of an intervention no longer in common use
  • Cointerventions that were likely to modify effectiveness of therapy
COURAGEBoden et al., 200716PCI (or CABG if PCI failed) vs. optimal medical therapyGood
  • None
MASS IIHueb et al., 201017PCI vs. optimal medical therapy
CABG vs. optimal medical therapy
Good
  • Study population not representative of community patients
  • Cointerventions that were likely to modify effectiveness of therapy
OATHochman et al., 200618PCI (or CABG if PCI failed) vs. optimal medical therapyGood
  • None
STICHVelazquez et al., 201119CABG vs. optimal medical therapyGood
  • Cointerventions that were likely to modify effectiveness of therapy
  • Comparability of care in international settings unclear

Abbreviations: CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting; PCI = percutaneous coronary revascularization

From: Appendix D, Quality and Applicability of Included Studies

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