Table 2

Procedural and Lesion Characteristics of the Study Population (N = 101 Patients, N = 104 Lesions)

Vessel location (per patient)
 Left anterior descending coronary artery36.6 (37/101)
 Left circumflex coronary artery36.6 (37/101)
 Right coronary artery28.7 (29/101)
Modified ACC/AHA lesion type
 A5.8 (6/104)
 B128.8 (30/104)
 B244.2 (46/104)
 C21.2 (22/104)
Tortuosity
 None94.2 (98/104)
 Moderate4.8 (5/104)
 Severe1.0 (1/104)
Calcification
 Mild76.0 (79/104)
 Moderate18.3 (19/104)
 Severe5.8 (6/104)
Lesion measurements, pre-procedure
 Lesion length, mm12.6 ± 6.3
 Reference vessel diameter, mm1.91 ± 0.26
 Minimum luminal diameter, mm0.65 ± 0.22
 Mean % stenosis65.8 ± 10.9
Number of lesions treated per subject1.1 ± 0.3
Number of lesions with pre-dilatation99.0 (103/104)
Stent post-dilated39.8 (43/108)
Lesion success99.0 (103/104)
Device success96.2 (100/104)
Procedure success97.0 (98/101)

Values are % (n/N) or mean ± SD.

ACC = American College of Cardiology; AHA = American Heart Association.

  • Baseline lesion measurements according to quantitative coronary angiographic analysis.