Table 2 : Angiographic findings and procedural details.


  All patients ETI No-ETI   p Value

Number of patients 1251 99 (7.9) 1152 (92.1)   --
Multivessel disease 734 (58.7) 55 (55.5) 666 (57.8)   0.16
Left main disease 60 (4.8) 16 (16.2) 44 (3.8) <0.0001
Successful procedure* 1183 (94.6) 90 (90.1) 1093 (94.8)   0.15
IABP 237 (18.9) 60 (60.1) 177 (15.4) <0.0001
GP IIb-IIIa inhibitors 1051 (84) 80 (80.1) 962 (83.5)   0.58
Thrombus Aspiration 669 (53.5) 38 (38.4) 669 (54.8) <0.0001
Stent implantation 1081 (86.4) 80 (80.1) 1001 (86.9) <0.0001

Data are n (%) unless otherwise stated.
*Successful procedure was defined as a residual stenosis of treated vessels <50%
associated with a Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 3 grade flow.
IABC=Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump.

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