Table 3

Incidence of Lower Acute Gain

AbsorbXienceRisk Ratiop Value for Interaction
All patients41% (128/313)19% (31/167)3.04 (1.94-4.76)Graphic
Maximal expected diameter of balloon with or without post-dilatation
 Lower tertile (≤3.28)70% (78/112)35% (25/72)4.31 (2.30-8.10)
 Mid-tertile (>3.28, ≤3.40)32% (37/117)9% (3/34)4.78 (1.37-16.64)0.872
 Higher tertile (>3.40)16% (13/84)5% (3/61)3.54 (0.96-13.02)
Vessel area at MLA site
 Lower tertile (≤9.10)67% (75/112)45% (21/47)2.51 (1.25-5.04)
 Mid-tertile (>9.10, <12.30)33% (35/105)13% (7/53)3.29 (1.35-8.02)0.305
 Higher tertile (≥12.30)19% (18/96)5% (3/67)4.92 (1.39-17.46)
Plaque area at MLA site
 Lower tertile (≤7.10)69% (79/114)46% (20/44)2.71 (1.33-5.53)
 Mid-tertile (>7.10, <9.95)35% (35/101)16% (9/58)2.89 (1.27-6.56)0.475
 Higher tertile (≥9.95)14% (14/98)3% (2/65)5.25 (1.15-23.94)
Remodeling
 Negative (RI<0.88)41% (54/132)17% (13/75)3.30 (1.65-6.59)
 Intermediate (0.88≤ RI≤1.00)39% (32/83)26% (11/43)1.83 (0.81-4.13)0.835
 Positive (RI>1.0)43% (40/94)15% (7/46)4.13 (1.67-10.18)

MLA = minimal lumen area; RI = remodeling index.

  • Remodeling index: 7 missing data.