Table 1

Patient Clinical and Lesion Characteristics (n = 56)

Male43 (77)
Age (yrs)68 ± 9
Clinical presentation
 Stable angina pectoris46 (82)
 Unstable angina pectoris8 (14)
 STEMI2 (4)
 NSTEMI0 (0)
Coronary risk factors
 Hypertension44 (79)
 Hyperlipidemia37 (66)
 Diabetes mellitus28 (50)
 Smoking17 (30)
Number of target lesions81
Culprit lesion48 (59)
Nonculprit lesion33 (41)
LAD22 (27)
LCx15 (19)
RCA44 (54)

Data are n (%) or mean ± SD.

LAD = left anterior descending coronary artery; LCx = left circumflex coronary artery; STEMI = ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction; NSTEMI = non–ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction; RCA = right coronary artery.