Table 3

Procedural Characteristics

DK Group (n = 210)Culotte Group (n = 209)p Value
Transradial approach122 (58.1)123 (58.9)0.976
 IIb/IIIa used35 (16.7)39 (18.7)0.834
Supported device
 IABP6 (2.9)7 (3.3)0.860
 Impella3 (1.4)3 (1.5)0.989
Stent types0.703
 Firebird-278 (37.1)75 (35.9)
 Xience V132 (62.9)134 (64.1)
Post-dilation
 Main vessel205 (97.6)200 (95.7)0.693
 Side branch202 (96.2)200 (95.7)0.810
FKBI209 (99.5)208 (99.5)1.000
Main vessel stent
  n1.38 ± 0.451.39 ± 0.490.556
  Diameter, mm3.40 ± 0.343.34 ± 0.400.106
  Length, mm33.48 ± 14.0135.74 ± 15.990.124
Side branch stent
  n1.20 ± 0.391.14 ± 0.350.159
  Diameter, mm3.04 ± 0.413.03 ± 0.410.587
  Length, mm25.90 ± 13.8326.72 ± 11.860.519
Angiographic success204 (97.1)208 (99.5)0.122
Complete revascularization201 (95.7)201 (96.2)0.755
Procedural time, min56.88 ± 33.1154.87 ± 32.090.529
Fluoroscopy time, min26.57 ± 14.3927.66 ± 17.530.487
Contrast volume, ml184.40 ± 22.01170.10 ± 7.220.048
Non–left main lesions
 Stent number1.41 ± 0.731.26 ± 0.530.410
 Stent diameter, mm2.89 ± 0.422.99 ± 0.460.468
 Stent length, mm36.86 ± 27.3332.33 ± 15.340.468

Values are n (%) or mean ± SD.

FKBI = final kissing balloon inflation; IABP = intra-aortic balloon pump; other abbreviations as in Table 1.