Table 1

Patient and Lesion Characteristics

PESSESp Value
No. of patients2126
Age, yrs67 ± 9.7 [66]67 ± 9.6 [68]0.73
Male18 (86)21 (81)0.72
Coronary risk factors
 Hypertension14 (67)20 (77)0.52
 Dyslipidemia14 (67)21 (81)0.33
 Diabetes mellitus9 (43)10 (38)0.77
 Smoking13 (62)13 (50)0.56
Multivessel disease18 (86)25 (96)0.31
History of previous MI6 (29)8 (31)1.00
No. of stents3036
LAD/LCX/RCA11 (37)/4 (13)/15 (50)18 (50)/4 (11)/14 (39)0.55
Type B2/C lesions23 (77)31 (86)0.36

Data are presented as mean ± SD [median] or n (%).

 LAD = left anterior descending artery; LCX = left circumflex artery; MI = myocardial infarction; PES = paclitaxel-eluting stent(s); RCA = right coronary artery; SES = sirolimus-eluting stent(s).

  • Based on American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association classification.