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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics

From: Modified balloon-stent kissing technique avoid side-branch compromise for simple true bifurcation lesions

  pre propensity-matched analysis post propensity-matched analysis
M-BSKT PS P Value M-BSKT PS P Value
n = 40 n = 80   n = 34 n = 34  
Male 30 (75%) 62 (77.5%) 0.939 25 (73.5%) 26 (76.5%) 1
Hypertension 28 (70%) 42 (52.5%) 0.102 22 (64.7%) 21 (61.8%) 1
Diabetes Mellitus 14 (35%) 19 (23.8%) 0.202 10 (29.4%) 10 (29.4%) 1
Hyperlipidemia 14 (35%) 25 (31.3%) 0.836 13 (38.2%) 10 (29.4%) 0.608
Smoker 15 (37.5%) 39 (48.8%) 0.331 14 (41.2%) 20 (58.8%) 0.225
prior CABG 1 (2.5%) 0 0.333 0 0 NS
prior PCI 6 (15%) 14 (17.5%) 0.931 5 (14.7%) 3 (8.8%) 0.709
prior MI 4 (10%) 9 (22.5%) 1 2 (5.9%) 1 (2.9%) 1
Chronic kidney disease 1 (2.5%) 2 (2.5%) 1 1 (2.9%) 0 1
Diagnosis at PCI
 STEMI 3 (7.5%) 11 (13.8%) 0.464 2 (5.9%) 4 (11.7%) 0.577
 NSTEMI 9 (22.5%) 22 (27.5%) 6 (17.6%) 8 (23.5%)
 Angina 28 (70%) 47 (58.8%) 26 (76.5%) 22 (64.7%)
Age 62 59.5 0.255 62 59 0.368
 IQR 12 13   13.5 10.5  
TNI 0.01 0.01 0.487 0.01 0.01 0.533
 IQR 0.068 0.187   0.021 0.21  
CK-MB 14 15 0.397 14 15 0.1
 IQR 4.25 6.25   4 5.75  
  1. Data are presented as median (interquartile range) for continuous variables and n (%) for categorical variables. Chi-square or Fisher exact test for categorical variables and a Mann-Whitney U test for continuous variables. CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; MI, myocardial infarction; STEMI, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction; NSTEMI, non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction; TNI, Troponin I; CK-MB, Creatine Kinase-MB