Table 3

Angiographic and Ventriculographic Characteristics of Patients With Failed Thrombolysis legend

Rescue PTCA Attempted (n = 198)No Rescue PTCA Attempted (n = 266)p Value
Multivessel CAD (%)40.945.50.33
Initial ejection fraction (%)53.8 (45.1, 63.4)56.6 (48.7, 67.3)0.05
Initial IZWM (SD/chord)−3.03 (−3.79, −2.37)−2.64 (−3.46, −2.03)0.003
Initial abnormal chords (no.)28.6 (16, 40)24.1 (12, 32)0.008
  • legend Results in parentheses are 25th and 75th percentiles. CAD = coronary artery disease; IZWM = infarct zone wall motion; PTCA = percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.