Table 1

 Baseline patient data and clinical characteristics (n = 24)

Data are median (first and third quartiles) or number of patients.
CCU, coronary care unit; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MI, myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention.
Age (years)57.0 (49.5, 63.0)
Anterior MI9
Inferior MI13
Non-Q wave MI2
Time from pain onset to hospital admission (hours)3.0 (1.0, 4.4)
LVEF (%)50 (50, 65)
Primary PCI12
Rescue PCI1
In-CCU stay (days)2.0 (1.0, 2.0)
In-hospital stay (days)7.0 (6.0, 8.0)
30 day mortality1