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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: The outcomes of patients with very small coronary artery disease treated with thin strut cobalt chromium bare metal stents: an observational study

Variable All patients Vessel diameters ≤2.50 mm Vessel diameters >2.5 mm p value small versus large vessel diameters
Number of patients 783 205 (26.2 %) 578 (73.8 %)
Number of lesions 880 247 633
Number of BMS used 1027 286 741
Age (years) 70.4 ± 12.8 72.5 ± 11.3 69.7 ± 13.1 0.008
Male gender 612 (78.2 %) 155 (75.6 %) 457 (79.1 %) 0.303
Diabetes 197 (25.2 %) 65 (31.7 %) 132 (22.8 %) 0.012
Hypertension 502 (64.1 %) 133 (64.9 %) 369 (63.8 %) 0.790
Cardiogenic shock 38 (4.9 %) 14 (6.8 %) 24 (4.2 %) 0.125
End stage renal disease 38 (4.9 %) 15 (7.3 %) 23 (4.0 %) 0.056
Atrial fibrillation 98 (12.5 %) 20 (9.8 %) 78 (13.5 %) 0.165
Mechanical heart valve 10 (1.3 %) 2 (1.0 %) 8 (1.4 %) 0.655
Documented DVT and/or PE 4 (0.5 %) 1 (0.5 %) 3 (0.5 %) 0.957
Acute coronary Syndrome (ACS) 316 (40.4 %) 86 (42.0 %) 230 (39.8 %) 0.588
STEMI 163 (20.8 %) 46 (22.4 %) 117 (20.2 %) 0.506
NSTEMI 153 (19.5 %) 40 (19.5 %) 113 (19.6 %) 0.991
  1. DVT deep vein thrombosis, PE pulmonary embolism