Table 1

Demographic, Clinical, and Angiographic Characteristics of the Study Patients

Characteristic
Age, mean ± SD, yrs61.1 ± 10.0
Gender, male, n (%)86 (81)
Clinical history, n (%)
 Hyperlipidemia80 (75)
 Hypertension81 (76)
 Diabetes mellitus26 (25)
 Prior MI18 (17)
 Prior PCI33 (31)
 Coronary artery bypass graft3 (3)
 Cerebral vascular accident/transient ischemic attack0 (0)
 Peripheral vascular disease4 (4)
 Family history of coronary artery disease48 (45)
 Congestive heart failure6 (6)
Clinical presentation, n (%)
 Post MI15 (14)
 Unstable angina10 (9)
 Stable angina39 (37)
 Positive functional study26 (25)
 Atypical chest pain9 (8)
 Congestive heart failure1 (1)
 Other (nonacute coronary syndrome)6 (6)
Target vessel, n (%)
 RCA44 (42)
 LAD40 (38)
 LCX22 (21)
Mean target lesion diameter stenosis (% ± SD)62.5 ± 9.3

N = 106.

LAD = left anterior descending artery; LCX = left circumflex artery; MI = myocardial infarction; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; RCA = right coronary artery.