Table 3

Primary and Secondary End Points

Bivalirudin (n = 125)UFH (n = 111)p Value
Primary end points
 Procedure success122 (97.6%)110 (99.1%)0.6245
Secondary end points
 Major bleeding4 (3.2%)1 (0.9%)0.3741
 Minor bleeding11 (8.8%)10 (9.0%)0.9551
 Time to sheath removal (h)2.15 ± 0.772.49 ± 1.130.0065
 Time to ambulation (h)6.19 ± 1.756.1 ± 1.370.7384
 Median duration of hospital stay (h)24.0 (Q1–Q3: 18.5–36.0)24.0 (Q1–Q3: 20.0–40.0)0.3819

UFH = unfractionated heparin.