Table 1

Clinical and Angiographic Characteristics of the Study Population

Remodeling (n = 27)Nonremodeling (n = 83)p Value
Age, yrs (mean ± SD)63 ± 1258 ± 100.065
Male gender, %84850.836
Smokers, %52660.178
Dyslipidemia, %59340.019
Hypertension, %59670.436
Diabetes mellitus, %26120.083
Positive family history of CAD, %18290.287
Killip class III or IV01.21
Peak CK2,687 ± 2,0832,197 ± 1,1910.316
Multivessel disease42%58%0.274
Infarct-related artery, n (%)0.325
 LAD23 (85.1)59 (71.1)
 RCA3 (11.1)17 (20.5)
 LCX1 (3.7)7 (8.4)
No. of diseased vessels0.04
 One18 (66.7)67 (80.8)
 Two4 (14.8)9 (10.8)
 Three5 (18.5)7 (8.4)

Bold values indicate statistical significance.

CAD = coronary artery disease; CK = creatine kinase; LAD = left anterior descending artery; LCX = left circumflex artery; RCA = right coronary artery.