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Table 5 Procedural results

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) Covering SB + PCI SB (n = 34, group B) Difference CI; P
Final TIMI flow III (MB, (no, percent) 63 (98.4%) 33 ( 97.1%) 1.62a (0.16; 16.23) 0.68
Final TIMI flow III (SB, (no, percent) 54 ( 84.4%) 32 (94.1%) 3.32a (0.69; 15.94) 0.13
Final TIMI flow 0 (SB) (no, percent) 5 (7.8%) 0 (0.0%) 0.078b p = 0.16c
Final TIMI flow 0 (MB) (no, percent) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0b n.a.
Improvement of TIMI flow ≥ 1 (MB) during PCI (no, percent) 13 (20.3%) 10 (29.4%) 1.63a (0.63; 4.25) 0.31
Improvement of TIMI flow ≥ 1 (SB) during PCI (no, percent) 10 (15.6%) 10 (29.4%) 2.25a (0.83; 6.11) 0.11
Worsening of TIMI flow ≥ 1 (MB) during PCI (no, percent) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0b n.a.
Worsening of TIMI flow ≥ 1 (SB ) during PCI (no, percent) 4 (6.3%) 2 (5.9%) 0.94a (0.16; 5.40) 0.94
  1. a Odds ratio; b Difference in means.