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Table 1 The baseline characteristics of patients with and without significant improvement in LVEF

From: Value of scar imaging and inotropic reserve combination for the prediction of segmental and global left ventricular functional recovery after revascularisation

Baseline characteristics All patients
n = 46
Responders
n = 36
Non-responders
n = 10
p value
Age (yrs) 63 ± 10 64 ± 10 60 ± 8 0.183
Female 5 5 0 0.570
GFR ml/min 91 ± 33 88 ± 34 101 ± 27 0.184
BSA (m 2 ) 2 ± 0.2 2 ± 0.3 2 ± 0.1 0.516
Hypertension 42 32 10 0.562
Diabetes mellitus 7 5 2 0.786
Previous documented MI 42 32 10 0.562
NYHA functional class 2.7 ± 0.8 2.6 ± 0.8 2.7 ± 1.0 0.634
CABG 34 26 8 0.512
ONBEAT 7 6 1 0.518
ONSTOP 27 20 7 0.518
Nr. of distal anastomoses 2.3 ± 1.6 2.2 ± 1.6 2.6 ± 1.6 0.422
LIMA 27 22 5 0.195
PCI 12 10 2 -
Beta-blocker 40 31 9 1.000
ACE inhibitor 33 27 6 0.351
Statin 37 28 9 0.389
Duration between revascularisation and follow-up CMR (weeks) 28 ± 4 28 ± 3 29 ± 8 0.704
LVEF (%) 35 ± 8 36 ± 8 32 ± 7 0.041
LVEF 30% or less 10 7 3 0.474
LV EDVI (ml/m 2 ) 95 ± 35 90 ± 35 114 ± 30 0.035
LV ESVI (ml/m 2 ) 62 ± 28 58 ± 28 77 ± 22 0.009
LV SI 0.56 ± 0.1 0.55 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 0.068
WMSI 1.9 ± 0.4 1.8 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.4 0.003
Total LGE score 1.0 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.6 1.2 ± 0.7 0.170
LGE mass (g) 31 ± 21 29 ± 21 36 ± 21 0.311
  1. A responder was defined as a patient with an improvement in LVEF ≥ 5% after revascularisation. GFR, glomerular filtration rate; BSA, body surface area; MI, myocardial infarction; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft surgery; ONBEAT, on-pump beating heart CABG; ONSTOP, conventional cardioplegic arrest CABG; LIMA, left internal mammary artery; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; CMR, cardiovascular magnetic resonance; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; EDVI, end-diastolic volume index; ESVI, end-systolic volume index; LGE, late gadolinium enhancement; WMSI, wall motion score index; SI, sphericity index.