Table 4

Clinical and angiographic follow up results

Number
Patients
Six months of clinical follow up obtained (%)41/41 (100)
Mean clinical follow up (months) (mean (SD))8.9 (3.6)
Death (%)1/41 (2)
Non-Q wave myocardial infarction (%)1/41 (2)
Subacute stent thrombosis at one month (%)0/41 (0)
Recurrence of angina symptoms (%)10/41 (24)
Repeat PTCA for restenosis (%)9/41 (22)
CABG (%)1/41 (2)
Lesions
Angiographic follow up obtained (%)53/63 (84)
Time to follow up (months) (mean (SD))5.4 (1.7)
Target lesion revascularisation (%)17/63 (27)
 Repeat PTCA (%)16/63 (25)
 CABG (%)1/63 (2)
⩾ 50% restenosis treated medically (%)2/63 (3)
⩾ 50% diameter restenosis (%)4-150 19/53 (36)
 Diffuse (⩾ 10 mm length) (%)10/19 (53)
 Focal (< 10 mm length) (%)9/19 (47)
Patients
Patients without angiographic follow up (%)8/41 (20)
 Died (%)1/8 (13)
 CCS class I + positive stress test (%)1/8 (13)
 Asymptomatic + negative stress test (%)6/8 (74)
  • 4-150 Per lesion with angiographic follow up.

  • CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CCS, Canadian Cardiovascular Society; PTCA, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.