Table 1

Patient Characteristics (N = 39)

Age, yrs57 ± 11
Male34 (87)
Body mass index, kg/m227.9 ± 3.20
Current smoker26 (67)
Hypertension8 (21)
Hypercholesterolemia10 (26)
Diabetes mellitus4 (10)
Pain to balloon time, min221 [275]
Infarct territory
 Anterior19
 Inferior17
 Lateral3
Microvascular obstruction17 (44)
TIMI flow grade ≥2 pre-PCI3 (9)
TIMI flow grade 3 post-PCI39 (100)
Peak troponin I, ng/l, median>50,000
Peak CK, IU/l905 [1,767]
Baseline CMR scan, days2 [1]
Follow up CMR scan, days102 [19]

Values are mean ± SD, n (%), or median [interquartile range].

CK = creatine kinase; CMR = cardiac magnetic resonance; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; TIMI = Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction.