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Table 3 Comparisons on incidence of SOCAD and risk factors in patients with or without myocardial bridge

From: A potential protective element of myocardial bridge against severe obstructive atherosclerosis in the whole coronary system

Event Without MB With MB P value
N = 6196 (91.47%) N = 578 (8.52%)
Age (years, mean ± SD) 64.56 ± 10.49 61.10 ± 9.93 <  0.0001
Sex
 Male, n (%) 4045(65.28%) 319(55.19%) <  0.0001
 Female, n (%) 2151(34.72%) 259(44.81%)
Hypertension, n (%) 3813(61.54%) 289(50.00%) < 0.0001
DMa, n (%) 1546(24.95%) 59(10.21%) < 0.0001
IGTb, n (%) 299(4.83%) 22(3.81%) 0.5441
DM/IGTc, n (%) 1845(29.78%) 81(14.01%) < 0.0001
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 463(7.47%) 42(7.27%) 0.934
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease, n (%) 416(6.71%) 21(3.63%) 0.0026
Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 234(3.78%) 7(1.21%) 0.0006
SOCADd, n (%) 3517(56.76%) 66(11.42%) < 0.0001
  1. aDM, diabetes mellitus
  2. bIGT, impaired glucose tolerance
  3. cDM/IGT, diabetes mellitus/impaired glucose tolerance
  4. dSOCAD, severe obstructive coronary artery disease requiring treatment with percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting