PROGRESS-CTO is a contemporary, international multi-center registry of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventions.

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Our goal is to help advance the field of CTO PCI through rigorous study of techniques and outcomes across a across a diverse group of operators and institutions.

Registry updated slides 

March 2020

Impact at a glance

55 publications

90 conference presentations

1696 citations


Principal Investigator

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD

Database Managers

Evi Vemmou, MD

Ilias Nikolakopoulos, MD

Judit Karácsonyi, MD, PhD

T: 612-863-3900 F: 612-863-6441


Global Director

Bavana V. Rangan, BDS, MPH

Coordinating center address: 920 East 28th Street, Suite 610, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55407

PROGRESS-CTO coordinating center operations have been supported by: Gift from the Joseph F. and Mary M. Fleischhacker Foundation and the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation Innovation Grant.