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Table 4 Comparison between the studied groups regarding the angiographic data of the 2nd procedure of groups A & B in-hospital survivors (n = 97)

From: Stenting deferral in primary percutaneous coronary intervention: exploring benefits and suitable interval in heavy thrombus burden

Angiographic data of 2nd procedure Group A (4–16 h deferral)
Number = 48
Group B (7 days deferral)
Number = 49
p value
Thrombus grade at 2nd procedure
 Grade 0 3 (6.3%) 14 (28.7%) < 0.001
 Grade 1 1 (2.1%) 6 (12.2%)
 Grade 2 21 (43.7%) 25 (51%)
 Grade 3 14 (29.2%) 1 (2%)
 Grade 4 4 (8.3%) 2 (4.1%)
 Grade 5 5 (10.4%) 1 (2%)
TIMI flow after 2nd procedure
 TIMI 2 10 (20.8%) 7 (14.3%) 0.396
 TIMI 3 38 (79.2%) 42 (85.7%)
MBG after 2nd procedure
 Grade 0 4 (8.3%) 3 (6.1%) 0.892
 Grade 1 7 (14.6%) 7 (14.3%)
 Grade 2 11 (22.9%) 9 (18.4%)
 Grade 3 26 (54.2%) 30 (61.2%)