Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of patients

Hp 1-1Hp 2-1Hp 2-2P
n129424382
Insulin only37186138
Age67.3 ± 10.167.6 ± 9.467.3 ± 9.40.85
Men93 (72%)287 (68%)272 (71%)0.46
Hypertension106 (82%)353 (83%)322 (84%)0.84
Hypercholesterolemia92 (71%)312 (74%)270 (71%)0.64
Cholesterol (mg/dl)203.1 ± 52.3202.4 ± 52.6204.3 ± 48.60.86
Active smoker64 (50%)146 (34%)142 (37%)0.008
Unstable angina38 (30%)111 (26%)117 (31%)0.36
Acute MI31 (24%)49 (12%)56 (15%)0.002
Angiographic characteristics
 Left ventricular ejection fraction54.9 ± 16.055.3 ± 14.654.3 ± 15.00.62
 Lesion length12.2 ± 6.113.6 ± 7.814.0 ± 8.70.10
 Reference diameter2.94 ± 0.512.94 ± 0.532.94 ± 0.520.99
 Minimal lesion diameter0.73 ± 0.520.76 ± 0.570.75 ± 0.570.81
 Vess affected0.41
  120 (16%)68 (16%)60 (16%)
  233 (26%)148 (35%)121 (32%)
  376 (59%)208 (49%)201 (52%)
Procedural characteristics
 Stented length20.5 ± 13.322.0 ± 12.622.6 ± 13.90.27
 Pressure13.5 ± 2.713.2 ± 3.013.2 ± 3.00.53
 Minimal lesion diameter after stenting2.81 ± 0.532.87 ± 0.512.83 ± 0.530.46
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%) unless otherwise indicated. Lesion length, minimal lesion diameter, and reference diameter are given in mm; maximal balloon pressure is given in atm.