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Table 2 Periprocedural details in the immediate and staged in-hospital complete revascularisation groups

From: Infarct size following complete revascularization in patients presenting with STEMI: a comparison of immediate and staged in-hospital non-infarct related artery PCI subgroups in the CvLPRIT study

Variable Immediate CR (n = 63) Staged CR (n = 30) p
Symptom to PCI time (min) 180 (128–307) 203 (152–296) 0.95
Radial access (%) 50 (80.6) 27 (90.0) 0.26
Aspirin 62 (98.4) 30 (100) 0.49
Second antiplatelet agent (n, %) 63 (100) 30 (100) 1.00
GPI during PPCI (n, %) 20 (31.7) 11/29 (37.9) 0.56
Bivalirudin during PPCI (n, %) 32 (53.3) 17/27 (63.0) 0.40
Infarct related artery:    
Left Anterior Descending (n, %) 20 (31.7) 11 (36.7) 0.64
Right Coronary (n, %) 24 (38.1) 19 (63.3) 0.022
Circumflex (n, %) 19 (30.2) 0 (0) 0.001
Visible thrombus (n, %) 31/62 (50.0) 26/30 (86.7) 0.001
Thrombectomy catheter (%) 39/63 (61.9) 26/30 (86.7) 0.015
Vessels with ≥75 % stenosis (n) 1.5 ± 0.6 1.6 ± 0.6 0.82
Stenosis in non-IRA lesions (%) 73.4 72.9 0.85
SYNTAX score (total) 16 (12–21.5) 18.3 (15–26) 0.021
SYNTAX score (IRA) 8 (5.5–11) 9.5 (8–16) 0.043
SYNTAX score (NIRAs) 6 (4–9) 7 (4.8–12) 0.24
Rentrop grade 0 (0–1) 1 (0–1) 0.35
Rentrop grade 2–3 pre PCI (n, %) 7/63 (11.1) 3/30 (10.0) 0.87
APPROACH area at risk (%) 26.0 ± 11.7 29.2 ± 10.8 0.21
TIMI grade pre PCI 0 (0–1) 0 (0–0) 0.47
TIMI grade post PCI 3 (3–3),
2.92 ± 0.4
3 (3–3),
2.77 ± 0.5
0.023
IRA no-reflow (n, %) 1 (1.6) 7 (23.3) <0.001
GPI at NIRA PCI (n, %) 20 (31.7) 4 (7.7) 0.06
Bivalirudin during NIRA PCI (n, %) 32/60 (53.3) 3/28 (10.7) <0.001
GPI or Bivalirudin at NIRA PCI (n, %) 50/60 (87.7) 7/28 (25.0) <0.001
Total Contrast dose (ml) 295 (213–350) 390 (266–555) 0.002
Total Screening time (min) 15.5 (12–21) 21 (17–43.3) 0.001
Total Procedure length (IRA + NIRA, min) 58 (38.5–72.8) 91 (67–154.3) <0.001
IRA PCI procedure length (min) 53 (35–70.5) 55 (37.5–81.3) 0.08
Total number of stents (n) 2.8 ± 1.1 3.4 ± 1.4 0.034
Number of stents in IRA (n) 1.3 ± 0.6 1.6 ± 0.8 0.09
Number of stents in NIRAs (n) 1.5 ± 0.8 1.8 ± 1.0 0.026
  1. Data presented as n/N (%), mean ± SD or median (IQR)
  2. Abbreviations: CR complete revascularization, IRA infarct related artery, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, GPI glycoprotein IIa/IIIb inhibitor, QCA quantitative coronary angiography, TIMI thrombolysis in myocardial infarction