Table 1

Baseline Clinical, Lesion, and Procedural Characteristics

CharacteristicAll Patients 2.25- to 4.0-mm Stents (n = 1,402)
Age, yrs64.1 ± 10.7
Male68.3%
Prior MI21.6%
Prior PCI32.7%
Prior CABG8.8%
Diabetes mellitus34.4%
 IDDM9.6%
Hyperlipidemia87.7%
Hypertension84.2%
History of smoking, current20.9%
Reason for revascularization
 Stable angina56.1%
 Unstable angina41.9%
 Recent MI2.1%
Target lesion coronary artery
 Left anterior descending45.9%
 Left circumflex32.2%
 Right31.2%
 Left main0.6%
Two vessel treatment10.4%
TIMI flow grade 396.7%
RVD, mm2.59 ± 0.47
Lesion length, mm13.06 ± 5.88
Minimum lumen diameter, mm0.77 ± 0.35
% diameter stenosis70.67 ± 11.52
Type B2/C lesion75.2%
Procedural results
Post-procedure TIMI flow grade 399.7%
Final RVD, mm2.64 ± 0.48
Final MLD, mm
 In stent2.49 ± 0.43
 In segment2.14 ± 0.46
Final % diameter stenosis
 In stent5.02 ± 8.88
 In segment18.88 ± 8.98

Data are mean ± SD or %.

CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting; IDDM = insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; MI = myocardial infarction; MLD = minimum lumen diameter; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; RVD = reference vessel diameter; TIMI = Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction.