Table 6

Clinical Status After 12 Months of a PCI on a CTO in Patients Discharged Free of Q-Wave MI and CABG and MACE-Free During Follow-Up

CTO Success (n = 248)CTO Failure (n = 60)p Value
No angina220 (88.7%)45 (75.0%)0.008
ETT performed210 (84.7%)42 (70.0%)0.010
Maximal ETT155 (62.5%)20 (33.3%)<0.0001
Negative ETT181 (73.0%)28 (46.7%)0.0001

ETT = exercise tolerance test. Other abbreviation as in Tables 1 and 2.