Table 1.

Baseline Clinical and Angiographic Characteristics

DK Crush (n=183)PS (n=183)PValue
Age, y63.9±11.164.7±10.00.464
Male, n (%)145 (78.8)138 (75.8)0.534
Diabetes mellitus, n (%)36 (19.6)42 (23.1)0.445
Hyperlipidemia, n (%)62 (33.7)53 (29.1)0.399
Hypertension, n (%)120 (65.2)111 (60.9)0.409
Previous MI, n (%)32 (17.4)24 (14.2)0.310
Previous CABG, n (%)0 (0)1 (0.5)0.407
Previous PCI, n (%)39 (21.2)38 (20.9)0.991
Presentation
 Stable angina, n (%)28 (15.3)20 (11.0)0.279
 Unstable angina, n (%)123 (66.8)125 (68.7)0.544
 Acute MI, n (%)30 (16.3)30 (16.3)1.000
 Silent ischemia, n (%)3 (1.6)7 (3.8)0.311
LVEF <40%, n (%)28 (15.3)21 (11.5)0.336
Treated vessels, n (%)0.752
 Left anterior descending112 (60.9)107 (58.8)
 Circumflex artery23 (12.5)30 (16.5)
 Right coronary artery17 (9.2)16 (8.8)
 Left main32 (17.4)29 (15.9)
Diseased vessels, n (%)0.079
 Single vessel disease56 (30.4)63 (34.6)
 Multivessel disease127 (69.6)120 (65.4)
Medina 1,1,1, n (%)154 (84.2)144 (78.7)0.285
Medina 0,1,1, n (%)29 (15.8)39 (21.3)0.282
Complex bifurcation, n (%)31 (17.5)20 (10.5)0.054
  • CABG indicates coronary artery bypass graft; DK, double kissing; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MI, myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; and PS, provisional stenting.