Table 1

Clinical and Angiographic Data of the Patients (n = 89)

Age, yrs62 ± 9
Male64 (72%)
Risk factors
 Diabetes mellitus30 (32%)
 Hypertension55 (59%)
 Hypercholesterolemia15 (16%)
 Current smoker30 (32%)
Stable angina/unstable angina35 (37%)/34 (36%)
Left ventricular ejection fraction, %60 ± 7
Multi-vessel disease46 (39%)
Stents in main vessel (n = 96)
 Drug-eluting stents82 (85%) (CYPHER 70, TAXUS 12)
 Diameter, mm3.0 ± 0.3
 Length, mm28.9 ± 11.3