Table 2: Angiographic and procedural characteristics of patients.

CharacteristicCDDP
( = 115)
Control
( = 114)
value

Interval from admission to PCI (days)6.3 ± 1.56.5 ± 1.10.887
Coronary vessel treated
 Left main19 (16.5%)15 (13.2%)0.474
 Left anterior descending57 (49.6%)68 (59.7%)0.125
 Left circumflex25 (21.7%)20 (17.5%)0.496
 Right41 (35.7%)32 (28.1%)0.078
Type of procedure
 Balloon only ()6 (5.2%)7 (6.1%)0.763
 Stent ()109 (94.8%)107 (93.9%)0.763
 Stents used per patient 2.25 ± 1.22.00 ± 0.80.750
 Total stent length (mm)25.3 ± 5.124.0 ± 8.50.827
Preprocedural antithrombotic therapy
 Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors83 (72.2%)79 (69.3%)0.632
 Unfractionated heparin 110 (95.7%)107 (93.9%)0.543
 Bivalirudin5 (4.3%)7 (6.1%)0.543
 Total mean contrast volume (mL)163.3 ± 35.1183.3 ± 27.20.754