Table 1

Baseline Clinical and Historical Characteristicslegend

AnteriorNonanteriorTotal
Adenosine (n = 47)Placebo (n = 45)Adenosine (n = 72)Placebo (n = 72)Adenosine (n = 119)Placebo (n = 117)
Age (yr)60 (50, 70)58 (47.5, 67.5)55 (49, 67)57 (48, 63)58 (49, 69)57 (48, 65)
Female gender12 (26%)9 (20%)20 (28%)16 (22%)32 (27%)25 (21%)
Caucasian37 (79%)40 (89%)59 (82%)58 (81%)96 (81%)98 (84%)
Weight (kg)78 (69, 91)77 (70, 86)82 (73.5, 94)82 (68, 97.5)80 (70, 91)77 (70, 91)
Heart rate (bpm)82 (68, 92)77 (69, 87)76 (67, 84)74 (65, 84)80 (68, 88)75 (66, 84.5)
Systolic BP (mm Hg)140 (127, 156)139 (119, 152.5)141 (121, 160)140 (123, 152.5)140 (125, 160)140 (120, 152.5)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)80 (73, 94)80 (70, 91)80 (68.5, 100)80 (71, 90.5)80 (70, 98)80 (70.5, 90.5)
Killip class
 I41 (87%)39 (87%)66 (92%)67 (93%)107 (90%)106 (91%)
 II6 (13%)5 (11%)5 (7%)5 (7%)11 (9%)10 (9%)
 III001 (1%)01 (1%)0
 IV000000
Thrombolytic therapy
 Alteplase29 (62%)25 (56%)45 (62.5%)48 (67%)74 (62%)73 (62%)
 Streptokinase18 (38%)20 (44%)27 (38%)24 (33%)45 (38%)44 (38%)
Hypertension24 (51%)18 (40%)35 (49%)36 (50%)59 (50%)54 (46%)
Hypercholesterolemia14 (30%)12 (27%)33 (46%)32 (44%)47 (39%)44 (38%)
Diabetes mellitus7 (15%)11 (24%)12 (17%)13 (18%)19 (16%)24 (21%)
Prior CVD2 (4%)1 (2%)3 (4%)2 (3%)5 (4%)3 (3%)
Prior infarction3 (6%)5 (11%)10 (14%)14 (19%)13 (11%)19 (16%)
Prior bypass002 (3%)4 (6%)2 (2%)4 (3%)
Prior angioplasty2 (4%)4 (9%)4 (6%)15 (21%)6 (5%)19 (16%)
Prior angina19 (40%)23 (51%)26 (36%)44 (61%)45 (38%)67 (57%)
Angina <24 h preceding14 (30%)14 (31%)20 (28%)22 (31%)34 (29%)36 (31%)
Prior heart failure3 (6%)02 (3%)2 (3%)5 (4%)2 (2%)
History of smoking34 (72%)37 (82%)59 (82%)61 (85%)93 (78%)98 (84%)
  • legend Data presented are median (25th, 75th percentiles) or number (%) of patients. BP = blood pressure; CVD = cerebrovascular disease.