Published Online: March 12, 2006 (doi:10.1001/jama.295.11.1264).
Author Contributions: Dr Holmes had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Holmes, Popma, Kuntz, Cohen.
Acquisition of data: Holmes, Teirstein, Satler, Sketch, Popma, Fitzgerald, Caramanica, Cohen.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Holmes, Sketch, O’Malley, Popma, Kuntz, Fitzgerald, Wang, Cohen.
Drafting of the manuscript: Holmes, O’Malley, Cohen.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Teirstein, Satler, Sketch, O’Malley, Popma, Kuntz, Fitzgerald, Wang, Caramanica, Cohen.
Statistical analysis: Holmes, O’Malley, Kuntz, Fitzgerald, Wang.
Obtained funding: Cohen.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Holmes, Popma, Fitzgerald, Caramanica, Cohen.
Study supervision: Holmes, Satler, Sketch, Popma, Cohen.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Teirstein has received research grants and royalties from Johnson & Johnson. Dr Pompa has received research grants from the Cordis Corporation. Dr Kuntz is an employee of Medtronic Corporation, which was not involved in this study. None of the other authors reported disclosures.
Funding/Support: Funding for this study was provided by the Cordis Corporation (Warren, NJ), a Johnson & Johnson Company.
Role of the Sponsor: Dr Holmes, the Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Dr O’Malley, and the Cordis Corporation were responsible for the study design and the execution of the study. Dr Holmes, the Harvard Clinical Research Institute (supervised by Dr Kuntz), and the angiographic core laboratory (supervised by Dr Popma) were responsible for all of the statistical analyses.
Data and Safety Monitoring Board: Robert Bonow, MD (Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill); Michael Farkouh, MD (New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY); Bernard Gersh, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn); Gary Mintz, MD (Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Washington, DC); John Orav, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass); Allan Schwartz, MD (Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY).
Clinical Events Committee: Julian Aroesty, MD (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass); Manish Chauhan, MD (Texas Cardiovascular Consultants, Austin, Tex); Laurence Epstein, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass); David Gossman, MD (Lahey Medical Center, Burlington, Mass); Joseph Kannam, MD (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass); Carey Kimmelstiel, MD (New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass); Warren Manning, MD, John Markis, MD, and Peter Oettgen, MD (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass); Sergio Waxman, MD (Lahey Medical Center, Burlington, Mass).
SISR Investigators: David R. Holmes, MD, principal investigator (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn); Joseph Carrozza, MD (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass); Stephen Ellis, MD (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio); Sriram Iyer, MD (Lenox Hill Hospital Center, New York, NY); Paul Teirstein, MD (Scripps Institute, La Jolla, Calif); Emerson Perin, MD (Texas Heart Institute, Houston); Lowell Satler, MD (Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC); Victor Corrigan, MD (St Joseph's Research Institute, Atlanta, Ga); Michael Sketch, MD (Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC); Theodore Schreiber, MD (William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich); David Roberts, MD (Sutter Memorial General Hospital, Sacramento, Calif); David R. Holmes, MD (St Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn); Tim Fischell, MD (Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, Mich); Todd Caulfield, MD (St Vincent's Hospital, Portland, Ore); Barry Rutherford, MD (St Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo); Richard Shlofmitz, MD (St Francis Medical Center Hospital, Roslyn, NY); Thomas Eagan, MD (Baptist Hospital, Birmingham, Ala); Wesley Pederson, MD (Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn); Louis McKeever, MD (Midwest Heart Research Foundation, Lombard, Ill); John Lasala, MD (Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Mo); Hooman Madyoon, MD (St Joseph's Medical Center, Stockton, Calif); Jay Midwall, MD (JFK Memorial Hospital, Atlantis, Fla); Richard Reisman, MD (Swedish Heart Hospital, Seattle, Wash); Michael Williamson, MD (Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Fla); James Ritter, MD (Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del); Marc Unterman, MD (Atlanta Heart and Vascular Research Institute, Atlanta, Ga); Michel Joyal, MD (Montreal Heart, Montreal, Quebec).
Acknowledgment: We appreciate the editorial review of this article by Brian Firth, MD, PhD (employee of Cordis Corporation), who did not receive special compensation for his review.