Patients with diabetes (DM) are at high risk for restenosis after coronary stenting. Information relating the outcome of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) to prediabetes is, however, limited. The study objective was to investigate the relationship between restenosis after PTCA and baseline glucose categories. We retrospectively analyzed data of 1003 patients (mean age 58.5±4.2 years, 61.5% of men, mean history of coronary heart disease 9.5±1.1 years) who undertook PTCA at Emergency Department between Jan 2008 and Dec 2011. Baseline measures included blood pressure (BP), fasting plasma glucose, lipid profile, HbA1c, C-reactive protein (C-RP), and 2-hour capillary glucose. All patients had follow-up coronary angiography 2 year after PTCA. Restenosis was defined as ≧ 50% stenosis in stent or within 5 mm adjacent to stent. The rate of restenosis was compared among patients with normal glucose tolerance (NGT, n=436), impaired glucose regulation (IGR, n=275), and DM (n=292) according to their baseline glucose levels or prior history of DM. Patients with DM had highest levels of body mass index (BMI), BP, triglycerides (TG), and C-RP, followed by those with IGR and NGT (P<0.01).The number of lesion was 1.6, 1.8, and 2.5 in patients with NGT, IGR, and DM, respectively (p<0.05). At year 2, the rate of restenosis were 4.2%, 5.3%, and 12.0% in patients with NGT, IGT, and DM, respectively (P<0.05). Among DM subgroup, compared with patients with A1c<8%, those with A1c>8% had increased rate of restenosis (14.6% vs. 11.2%, P<0.05). In the logistic regression model, the odd ratio (OR) of having restenosis was 1.46 (95% CI: 1.05-1.87) for DM and 1.10 (95% CI: 1.01-1.25) for IGR, after adjusting for age, history of coronary heart disease, BMI, BP, LDL-C, TG, and C-RP. Restenosis is more frequent in patients with compared those without DM. Prediabetes is associated with increased risk of restenosis after PTCA.


L. Zhang: None. Y. Gu: None. X. Yin: None. J. Wang: None. N. Wang: None. Y. Yang: None. Y. Dong: None.

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