Table 2

Procedural Characteristics for CABG and PCI

CABG
 Grafts per patient3.0 ± 0.8
 IMA-to-LAD graft (%)96
PCI
 Disease location
  Ostial (%)42
  Mid (%)20
  Distal bifurcation (%)60
 Stent deployment technique for distal bifurcation disease
  Single stent crossing over LCX (%)33
  Crush technique (%)40
  T stenting (%)10
  Simultaneous kissing stenting (%)17
 PCI technique for distal bifurcation disease
  Single stent (%)33
  Bifurcation stenting (%)67
 PCI of other coronary lesions (%)66
 Cypher stent (%)84
 Taxus stent (%)16
 Stents per patient2.5 ± 1.4
 Final diameter of stent (mm)3.7 ± 0.47
 Total stent length (mm)43.2 ± 28.4
 Guidance with IVUS (%)74
 Hemodynamic support with IABP (%)64
 TandemHeart percutaneous left ventricular assist device (%)6
 Concomitant valvuloplasty (%)2
 Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists (%)14

IABP = intra-aortic balloon pump; IMA = internal mammary artery; IVUS = intravascular ultrasound; LAD = left anterior descending artery; LCX = left circumflex artery; other abbreviations as in Table 1.