Table 1

Baseline Clinical Characteristics of 5-Year Follow-Up Cohort of the Nordic Bifurcation Study

MV
(n = 202)
MV+SB
(n = 202)
p Value
Age, yrs63 ± 1063 ± 100.49
Male76780.63
Indication
 Stable angina pectoris6665
 Unstable angina pectoris3234
 Silent ischemia21
Vessel treated
 Left anterior descending artery7374
 Circumflex artery1718
 Right coronary artery76
 Left main21
Diabetes mellitus13120.65
Hypercholesterolemia78720.14
Hypertension54580.42
Family history58540.59
Prior PCI25251.00
Prior CABG430.58
Aspirin99.598.50.32
Clopidogrel10099.50.31
Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors51510.92

Values are mean ± SD or %.

CABG = coronary artery bypass graft surgery; MV = main vessel; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; SB = side branch; SD = standard deviation.