Table 2

Angiographic and Procedural Characteristics

Overall
(N = 140)
Men
(n = 70)
Women
(n = 70)
p Value
Lesions treated, n1.2 ± 0.51.2 ± 0.51.1 ± 0.50.72
Infarct related artery0.40
 Left anterior descending62/140 (44.3)27/70 (38.6)35/70 (50.0)
 Left circumflex11/140 (7.9)6/70 (8.6)5/70 (7.1)
 Right coronary67/140 (47.9)37/70 (52.9)30/70 (42.9)
Multivessel disease62/140 (44.3)34/70 (48.6)28/70 (40.0)0.47
Pre-procedural thrombus120/140 (85.7)62/70 (88.6)58/70 (82.9)0.33
Use of aspiration catheter118/140 (84.3)61/70 (87.1)57/70 (81.4)0.35
Use of GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor51/140 (36.4)31/70 (44.3)20/70 (28.6)0.05
Radial access82/140 (58.6)47/70 (67.1)35/70 (50.0)0.04
Stents implanted per patient, n1.4 ± 0.61.3 ± 0.51.4 ± 0.70.15
Total stent length per patient, mm23.0 (18.8–33.0)23.0 (21.8–33.0)23.0 (18.0–35.3)0.38
Direct stenting88/140 (62.9)44/70 (62.9)44/70 (62.9)1.00
Maximum pressure per lesion, atm18 (16–20)18 (16–20)18 (16–20)0.91
Maximum balloon diameter, mm3.25 (3.0–3.5)3.5 (3.0–4.0)3.0 (3.0–3.5)0.008
Baseline TIMI flow grade0.45
 0/183/140 (59.3)43/70 (61.5)40/70 (57.2)
 244/140 (31.4)19/70 (27.1)25/70 (35.7)
 313/140 (9.3)8/70 (11.4)5/70 (7.1)
Final TIMI flow grade0.47
 0/10/140 (0)0/70 (0)0/70 (0)
 28/140 (5.7)5/70 (7.1)3/70 (4.3)
 3132/140 (94.3)65/70 (92.9)67/70 (95.7)
Procedural success128/140 (91.4)63/70 (90.0)65/70 (92.9)0.76

Values are mean ± SD, n/N (%), or median (interquartile range).

GP = glycoprotein; other abbreviations as in Table 1.