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Table 2 Comparing the initial angiography and interventional data between both groups

From: Relationship of serum vitamin D levels with coronary thrombus grade, TIMI flow, and myocardial blush grade in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Angiographic and interventional data Group A (vit. D < 30) (no. = 50) Group B (vit. D ≥ 30) (no. = 30) p value
Initial TIMI flow
 0 31 (62.0%) 15 (50.0%) 0.692
 I 6 (12.0%) 4 (13.3%)
 II 7 (14.0%) 7 (23.3%)
 III 6 (12.0%) 4 (13.3%)
Thrombus grading
 1 0 (0.0%) 2 (6.7%) 0.327
 2 6 (12.0%) 5 (16.7%)
 3 7 (14.0%) 3 (10.0%)
 4 6 (12.0%) 5 (16.7%)
 5 31 (62.0%) 15 (50.0%)
Number of vessels
 Single vessel 39 (78.0%) 24 (80.0%) 0.832
 Multi-vessels 11 (22.0%) 6 (20.0%)
Culprit vessel
 LAD 31 (62.0%) 18 (60.0%) 0.984
 RCA 11 (22.0%) 7 (23.3%)
 LCX 8 (16.0%) 5 (16.7%)
Thrombus aspiration 3 (6.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.171
Tirofiban infusion 15 (30.0%) 5 (16.7%) 0.182
Post-PCI TIMI flow
 I 4 (8.0%) 1 (3.3%) 0.397
 II 11 (22.0%) 4 (13.3%)
 III 35 (70.0%) 25 (83.3%)
MBG
 0 6 (12.0%) 1 (3.3%) 0.029*
 I 13 (26.0%) 4 (13.3%)
 II 11 (22.0%) 16 (53.3%)
 III 20 (40.0%) 9 (30.0%)
Myocardial reperfusion
 Unsuccessful (MBG 0, I) 19 (38.0%) 5 (16.7%) 0.047*
 Successful (MBG II, III) 31 (62.0%) 25 (83.3%)
  1. * = significant
  2. TIMIThrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction, MBG myocardial blush grade