Table 1

Baseline Demographics and Clinical Data

CharacteristicsMean ± SD or n (%)
Mean age (yrs)55 ± 7
Male gender7 (70)
Angina class III9 (90)
Angina class IV1 (10)
Systemic hypertension6 (60)
Diabetes mellitus5 (50)
 Insulin-dependent1 (10)
 Non–insulin-dependent4 (40)
Hyperlipidemia9 (90)
Smoking8 (80)
Ejection fraction (%)47 ± 10
Prior myocardial infarction8 (80)
Prior bypass surgery9 (90)
Prior PCI10 (100)
Premature coronary artery disease4 (40)
Nitrates8 (80)
Beta-blockers9 (90)
Calcium antagonists6 (60)
Aspirin10 (100)
Plavix5 (50)
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors9 (90)

HMG-CoA = hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention.