Table 1

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicNo ISR (n=39)ISR (n=39)P value
Age (years), mean±SD67±867±100.99
Male gender, n (%)28 (72)30 (77)0.38
BMI (kg/m2), mean±SD27.8±2.827.8±3.60.99
Coronary risk factors
 Hypertension, n (%)23 (59)21 (54)0.47
 Family history of CAD, n (%)24 (62)27 (69)0.93
 Hx of hypercholesterolaemia, n (%)26 (67)26 (67)0.99
 Current smoker, n (%)2 (5)3 (8)0.99
 Past smoker, n (%)14 (36)21 (54)0.008
 Diabetes mellitus, n (%)10 (26)10 (26)0.99
Medications
 Statins, n (%)39 (100)36 (92)0.08
Stent details
 Stent length, mm, mean±SD39.3±42.448.1±37.60.35
 Stent diameter, mm, mean±SD3.04±0.42.9±0.40.17
 Total stents, n41420.87
 DES, n (%)35 (90)35 (83)1.0
 BMS, n (%)6 (15)7 (17)0.76
  • Note: two patients had both DES and BMS.

  • Note: patients were matched for age and diabetes status.

  • BMI, body mass index; BMS, bare metal stents; CAD, coronary artery disease; DES, drug-eluting stents.