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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of the participants and lesions

From: Cardiovascular outcomes associated with crush versus provisional stenting techniques for bifurcation lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Studies Baystrukov2017 CACTUS DKCRUSH II DKCRUSH V Galassi2009 Kim2015
Features CT/PS CT/PS CT/PS CT/PS CT/PS CT/PS
Mean Age (years) 57.3/58.5 65.0/67.0 63.9/64.7 65.0/64.0 62.2/64.5 60.9/61.1
Males (%) 75.3/78.1 80.2/76.3 78.8/75.8 82.9/77.7 83.9/73.4 75.1/75.2
Hypertension (%) 91.8/91.8 70.6/79.8 65.2/60.9 72.9/64.5 52.3/68.2 55.4/55.3
Diabetes mellitus (%) 24.7/24.7 23.7/22.0 19.6/23.1 28.8/25.6 30.7/33.5 25.8/29.1
Dyslipidemia (%) 63.0/60.3 63.8/70.5 33.7/29.1 47.5/47.5 60.8/57.3 62.0/57.3
Current smoker (%) 32.9/35.6 20.3/16.8 34.2/32.2 63.3/52.2 25.4/32.5
LVEF (%) 58.4/55.3 55.0/57.0 59.0/60.0 50.9/49.6 60.4/59.5
True BFL 67.1/64.4 100/100
SB diameter (mm) 2.30/2.40 2.55/2.54
Previous attempt (%) 2.70/8.20
Lesion length: main branch (mm) 25.8/25.8 27.9/28.8 28.9/27.8
Lesion length: side branch (mm) 15.3/14.6 21.0/21.3 10.3/8.30
  1. Abbreviations: CT crush technique, PS provisional stenting, SB side branch, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, BFL bifurcation lesion, mm millimeters