Table 1

Baseline Clinical Characteristics

CABG n = 123PCI n = 50p Value
Age (yrs ± SD)70 ± 1072 ± 150.33
Men (%)7650<0.01
Hypertension (%)81880.37
Diabetes mellitus (%)31360.48
Hypercholesterolemia (%)72740.85
Current smoker (%)19120.29
Chronic renal insufficiency (Cr ≥1.5 mg/dl)5160.02
Previous stroke1080.72
Clinical presentation0.02
 Stable angina (%)5534
 Unstable angina (%)2546
 Myocardial infarction (%)2020
Ejection fraction (% ± SD)52 ± 1051 ± 150.64
Parsonnet score (mean ± SD)13.7 ± 9.718.3 ± 10.9<0.01
Percent of patients with Parsonnet score >1546640.04

CABG = coronary artery bypass graft surgery; Cr = creatinine; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; SD = standard deviation.