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Table 4 Reperfusion therapy subset analyses in elderly patients with AMI

From: Factors related to the use of reperfusion strategies in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction

Variables PCI group (n = 220) Thrombolysis group (n = 48) P values
Ages (mean ± SD, yrs) 70.9 ± 4.32 69.7 ± 4.01 0.782
Males, n (%) 144 (65.5%) 33 (68.8%) 0.641
Cardiovascular risk factors, n (%)    
Hypertension 131 (59.5%) 29 (60.4%) 0.279
Diabetes 52 (23.6%) 11 (22.9%) 0.321
Hyperlipidemia 51 (23.2%) 8 (16.7%) 0.417
Smoking 86 (39.1%) 15 (31.2%) 0.312
Medical histories, n (%)    
MI 22 (10%) 6 (14%) 0.087
Chronic heart failure (CHF) 13 (5.9%) 3 (26%) 0.098
Stroke 31 (12.7%) 10 (20.8%) 0.059
Clinic events, n (%)    
Intracranial hemorrhage 6 (2.7%) 4 (8.3%) 0.000
Nonfatal MI 19 (8.6%) 5 (10.4%) 0.292
Revascularization 25 (11.4%) 6 (12.5%) 0.239
LVEF < 45% 29 (13.2%) 14 (29.2%) 0.019
Mortality within 1 year 6 (2.7%) 3 (6.3%) 0.045
  1. CABG = coronary arteries bypass grafting.