Dr Muhammad Muhboob Khan, Dr Zeeshan Khalid, Dr Ashiq Hussain
Objective: To determine the frequency of male and female undergoing PCI of Culprit Vessel and gender based comparison of in-hospital post PCI complications in these patients. Study Design: This descriptive case series study was conducted at Nishtar hospital, Multan during June 2019 to January 2020. It was non-probability purposive sampling. All the baseline procedural and biochemical characteristics recorded. Frequency of males and females undergoing PCI of Culprit Vessel during this duration was calculated then these patients were evaluated for Post PCI Complications. Results: Out of total 135 patients undergoing Culprit vessel PCI male 75 (55.55%) were more as compare to female 60(44.44%).Post PCI Complications were significantly higher in females as compare to males. i.e hematoma 35(31.81%) in female as compare to 10(9.09%) in males. MI female 15(13.63%) males 5(4.54%), Death females 2 (3.6%) males 1(1.8%) and CABG 0 (0%) in both males and females. Conclusion: This study shows that in Pakistan PCI of Culprit vessel is more in males as compare to females and females are at increased risk of post PCI complications i.e Vascular complications and Post PCI MI and death but emergency CABG after PCI is the same in both genders.