Table 1

Patients’ Clinical Characteristics

All DCB Population, Native Vessels
(N = 156)
No Dissection Cohort
(n = 104)
Dissection Cohort
(n = 52)
p Value
Age, yrs61 (54–67)59 (51–64)60 (54–66)0.18
Female50 (32.0)31 (29.8)19 (36.5)0.31
Hypertension91 (58.3)59 (56.7)32 (63.5)0.21
Hypercholesterolemia95 (60.9)65 (62.5)30 (57.7)0.32
Diabetes55 (35.2)37 (35.6)18 (34.6)0.86
Prior MI14 (9.3)10 (9.6)4 (8.4)0.48
Prior revascularization17 (10.9)9 (8.7)8 (13.5)0.16
Multivessel coronary disease78 (50)52 (50)26 (50)0.91
Stable angina82 (52.6)55 (52.9)27 (51.9)0.84
Unstable angina31 (19.9)19 (18.3)12 (23.0)0.33
Non–ST-segment elevation MI43 (27.6)30 (28.8)13 (25)0.75
Culprit vessel
 Left anterior descending artery88 (56.4)52 (50)35 (67.0)0.02
 Left circumflex artery13 (8.3)10 (9.6)3 (5.8)0.06
 Right coronary artery55 (35.2)42 (40.4)14 (26.9)0.842

Values are median (interquartile range) or n (%). p Value in bold have reached statistical significance.

DCB = drug-coated balloon; MI = myocardial infarction.