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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The effect of microvascular obstruction and intramyocardial hemorrhage on contractile recovery in reperfused myocardial infarction: insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  No MO or IMH (n = 17) MO only (n = 8) MO and IMH (n = 14) p value
Age, years 58 ± 10 55 ± 9 59 ± 8 0.70
Male 16 (94%) 8 (100%) 10 (71%) 0.12
Current smoker 9 (53%) 4 (50%) 7 (50%) 1.00
Hypertension 7 (41%) 3 (38%) 1 (7%) 0.08
Hypercholesterolemia 11 (65%) 3 (38%) 8 (57%) 0.50
Family history of premature heart disease 6 (35%) 3 (38%) 6 (43%) 0.91
Diabetes mellitus 0 (0%) 1 (13%) 1 (7%) 0.31
Pain to balloon time, min (median (IQR*)) 205 (126) 194 (77) 210 (200) 0.93
Infarct territory     
  Anterior 5 4 6 0.69
  Inferior 11 3 6
  Lateral 1 1 1
GPIIb/ÍIIa inhibitor used 3 (18%) 3 (38%) 4 (29%) 0.64
TIMI flow pre-PCI ≥ 2 4 (24%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 0.25
TIMI flow post PCI     
  Grade 2 1 (6%) 1 (11%) 0 (0%) 0.69
  Grade 3 16 (94%) 8 (89%) 14 (100%)
Peak CK (U/l) 1234 ± 976 1711 ± 1442 2640 ± 1997 0.051
  1. Data as mean ± SD or n (%). *IQR interquartile range, GP glycoprotein, CK creatine kinase.