Table 2

Four year outcomes

No ECG change, early revascularisation (n=34)No ECG change, early conservative (n=67)0.5 mm ST depression/ T wave inversion, early revascularisation (n=45)0.5 mm ST depression/ T wave inversion, early conservative (n=63)≥1 mm ST depression, early revascularisation (n=36)≥1 mm ST depression, early conservative (n=86)
†p<0.05, ST depression ≥ 1 mm invasive v conservative.
‡p<0.05, ST depression ≥ 1 mm v other ECG groups.
*Procedures occurring after index admission.
CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; conservative, medical management; MI, myocardial infarction; PTCA, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.
In hospital
Death (%)004.400†‡13
MI (%)2.904.4011.14.7
Death/MI (%)2.906.6011.116
RevascularisationPTCA=200PTCA=300PTCA=150
CABG=14CABG=17CABG=22
4 Years (One patient lost)(Two patients lost)
Death (%)3.07.711211942
MI (%)9.1116.73.21916
Death/MI (%)9.11716243142
Unstable angina (%)5243495714†43
Death/MI/unstable angina (%)554858684263
Revascularisation*(%)271429271124