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


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.

Useful links

Registry updated slides 

October 2020

Impact at a glance

61 publications

102 conference presentations

1696 citations


Principal Investigator

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD

Database Managers

Judit Karácsonyi, MD, PhD
Spyridon Kostantinis, MD
Bahadir Simsek, MD

Global Director

Bavana V. Rangan, BDS, MPH

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


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.