Table 2

Angiographic data and procedural performed (n=341)

Angiographic data and procedural detailsLow GRACE score group (n=229)Intermediate-high GRACE score group (n=112)P value
Infarct-related artery, n (%)0.414
 Non-anterior129 (56.3)69 (61.6)
 Anterior100 (43.7)43 (38.4)
Angiographic findings, n (%)
 Normal or mild disease13 (5.7)4 (3.5)0.597
 Single vessel disease105 (45.8)34 (30.4)0.007
 Double vessel disease59 (25.8)33 (29.5)0.516
 Triple vessel disease52 (22.7)41 (36.6)0.009
Procedural performed
 CAG without PCI, n (%)77 (33.6)41 (36.6)0.628
  Medical treatment61 (79.2)24 (58.5)0.03
  CABG16 (20.8)17 (41.5)0.03
 PCI, n (%)152 (66.4)71 (63.4)0.628
  Culprit vessel PCI137 (90.1)65 (91.5)0.811
  Multi-vessel PCI15 (9.9)6 (8.5)0.811
 Procedural details, n (%)
  POBA8 (5.2)10 (14.0)0.033
  Thrombus aspiration0 (0)3 (4.2)0.031
  Bare metal stent45 (29.6)12 (17.1)0.068
  Drug eluting stent101 (66.9)52 (74.3)0.347
  • Data presented as n (%).

  • CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CAG, coronary angiography; GRACE, Global Registry for Acute Coronary Events; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; POBA, plain old balloon angioplasty.