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Table 4 Predictors of cardiovascular events

From: Quantitative characterization of myocardial infarction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance predicts future cardiovascular events in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

  Cardiovascular events (+) (n = 33) Cardiovascular events (-) (n = 53) p-value
Age, years 56 ± 13 58 ± 12 0.18
Gender, male 28 (85%) 45 (85%) 0.99
History of hypertension 22 (67%) 32 (60%) 0.56
History of hyperlipidemia 22 (67%) 37 (70%) 0.76
History of diabetes 11 (33%) 13 (25%) 0.38
Beta Blocker Use 25 (81%) 37 (77%) 0.10
Ace-I or ARB Use 18 (58%) 27 (56%) 0.25
History of smoking 13 (39%) 13 (25%) 0.14
Coronary anatomy, n (%)    
1 vessel disease 3 (9%) 10 (19%) 0.22
2 vessels disease 10 (30%) 14 (26%) 0.70
3 vessels disease 20 (61%) 29 (55%) 0.59
  1. Values are expressed as a mean ± SD. Ace-I = Angiotensin Converting Enzyme – Inhibitor, ARB = Angiotensin Receptor Blocker