Table 1 : Baseline Clinical Characteristics.


  All patients ETI No-ETI p Value

Number of patients 1251 99 (7.9) 1152 (92.1)  
Age 66±12 64±12 65±12   0.52
≥75 years 268 (23) 26 (26.2) 242 (21)   0.52
Females 314 (25.1) 24 (24.2) 290 (25.2)   0.93
Smoke 786 (62.8) 62 (62.3) 724 (62.8)   0.3
Hypertension 857 (68.5) 76 (76.8) 781 (67.8)   0.03
Hypercholesterolemia 460 (36.8) 26 (26.3) 434 (37.8) <0.0001
Diabetes 250 (21.5) 43 (43.4) 207 (17.9) <0.0001
Renal failure* 42 (3.3) 2 (2) 40 (3.5)   0.6
LVEF (%) 48.1±10 38.9±9.4 48±9.3 <0.0001
LVEF<40% 175 (15) 45 (45.4) 130 (11.3) <0.0001
Cardiogenic Shock 155 (12.4) 61 (61.6) 94 (8.1) <0.0001
Cardiac arrest 76 (6.1) 68 (68.7) 8 (0.7) <0.0001
Anterior AMI 577 (46.1) 57 (57.6) 520 (45.1)   0.14
Total ischemic time (min)¶ 252±204 223±214 255±203   0.13

Data are n (%) or mean±SD unless otherwise stated.
*Renal failure defined as baseline creatinine ≥2.5 mg/deciliter.
¶Time from symptoms onset to reperfusion.

Tomassini et al.Journal of Anesthesiology and Clinical Science  2014 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2049-9752-3-1