Table 1

Five-Year Baseline Characteristics of the Prognostic Study Patient Population With Normal as Compared With Abnormal Scintigraphic Findings

BaselineNormal MPS
(n = 134)
Abnormal MPS
(n = 205)
p Value
Age, yrs71 ± 973 ± 100.042
Male73880.001
Previous MI1036<0.001
Diabetes16130.53
Hyperlipidemia81821.00
Hypertension66610.42
Smoking22211.00
STEMI11220.008
ACS32400.11
Chronic CAD57370.003
Multivessel disease5273<0.001
BMS use31311.00
Angina at 5-yr MPS10110.719
LVEF at 5-yr MPS63 ± 751 ± 11<0.001

Values are mean ± SD or %.

ACS = acute coronary syndromes; BMS = bare metal stent; CAD = coronary artery disease; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction; MPS = myocardial perfusion scintigraphy; STEMI = ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

  • The initial BASKET intervention.