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Table 2 Lesion characteristics

From: Treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions: stent-covering of the side branch with and without PCI of the side branch: a retrospective analysis of all consecutive patients

  Covering SB without PCI SB (n = 64, group A) N Covering SB + PCI SB (n = 34, group B) N Difference CI; P
3-vessel disease (no., percent) 19 (29.7%) 64 13 (38.2) 34 1.47a (0.61; 3.52) 0.39
Ejection fraction (%: mean, range, standard deviation) 53.4% (20–70; 11.5) 64 55.7 (40–65; 8.9) 34 −2.4b (−7.4; 2.7) 0.35
Visible thrombus (no, percent) 10 (15.6%) 64 8 ( 23.5%) 34 1.63 (0.58; 4.62) 0.36
Bifurcation localization: LM (no., percent) 4 (6.3%) 64 1 (2.9%) 34 0.62a (0.06; 6.16) 0.68
Bifurcation localization: LAD/SB (no., percent) 38 (59.4%) 64 19 (55.9%) 34 0.87a (0.37; 2.01) 0.74
Bifurcation localization: LCX/SB (no., percent) 15 (23.4%) 64 9 (26.5%) 34 1.18a (0.45; 3.06) 0.74
Bifurcation localization: RCA/SB (no., percent) 7 (10.9%) 64 5 (14.7%) 34 1.40a (0.41; 4.81) 0.59
  1. a Odds ratio; b Difference in means; c From a Fisher’s exact test.