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Table 2 Angiographic data

From: Long-term impact of postconditioning on infarct size and left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Variables Control group PostC group p
  n = 35 n = 33  
Infarct related artery    
 LAD, n (%) 13 (37) 11 (33) 0.80
 LCx, (%) 1 (3) 3 (9) 0.35
 RCA, n (%) 21 (60) 19 (57) 1.0
Collateral flow grade 2 or 3, n (%) 6 (17) 4 (12) 0.74
Number of vessels    
 one-vessel disease 22 (63) 21 (64) 1.0
 two-vessel disease 11 (31) 10 (30) 1.0
 three-vessel disease 2 (6) 2 (6) 1.0
Abnormally contracting segments (%) 25 (15, 34) 29 (17, 38) 0.43
Direct stenting, n (%) 2 (6) 0 (0) 0.49
Thrombectomy, n (%) 2 (6) 0 (0) 0.49
Bare metal stent, n (%) 35 (100) 32 (97) 0.49
TIMI flow grade 3 after PCI, n (%) 30 (86) 31 (94) 0.43
  1. Data are presented as median and quartiles for continuous variables except age which is median and range, or number of patients and percentage for dichotomous variables. LAD Left anterior descending coronary artery; RCA Right coronary artery; LCx Left circumflex coronary artery; TIMI Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction; PCI Percutaneous coronary intervention.