Table 2

1-Year Clinical Outcomes According to SYNTAX Score Tertiles

Tertile I, <7 (n = 854)Tertile II, ≥7 and <13 (n = 825)Tertile III, ≥13 (n = 948)p Value for Trendp Value for Tertile I vs. IIp Value for Tertile II vs. IIIp Value for Tertile I vs. III
Major adverse cardiovascular events15.9% (127)16.6% (134)22.9% (213)<0.00010.410.0006<0.0001
Death1.5% (12)1.6% (13)4.0% (37)0.00050.790.0030.001
Cardiac death0.2% (2)0.9% (7)2.7% (25)<0.00010.090.005<0.0001
Myocardial infarction6.3% (52)8.3% (67)12.9% (120)<0.00010.110.002<0.0001
 Q-wave1.1% (9)1.1% (9)2.7% (25)0.0090.950.020.01
 Non–Q-wave5.2% (43)7.2% (58)10.3% (96)0.00020.090.02<0.0001
Death or myocardial infarction7.3% (61)9.5% (77)15.0% (140)<0.00010.110.0004<0.0001
Target vessel revascularization7.4% (56)7.0% (55)9.8% (89)0.020.930.020.02

Values are % (n). Major adverse cardiovascular events denotes cardiac mortality, myocardial infarction, or target vessel revascularization.