Table 2

 Changes in echocardiographic parameters after AMI during six months’ follow up (n = 500)

24–48 hoursAt discharge6 weeks6 monthsTime effect p value
Data are mean (SD).
AMI, acute myocardial infarction; EDVi, end diastolic volume index; ESVi, end systolic volume index; IVS, interventricular septum; LAAi, left atrial area index; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LV-FWMSI, left ventricular free wall motion score index; TAPSE, tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion; WMSI, wall motion score index.
EDVi (ml/m2)79.7 (19.2)83.9 (22.6)85.9 (24.9)86.7 (26.1)<0.001
ESVi (ml/m2)42.6 (15.2)45.1 (18.3)46.7 (20.5)47.4 (22.3)<0.001
Global WMSI1.60 (0.34)1.57 (0.34)1.55 (0.35)1.52 (0.36)<0.001
IVS-WMSI1.59 (0.53)1.56 (0.53)1.53 (0.51)1.49 (0.51)<0.001
LV-FWMSI1.61 (0.34)1.58 (0.34)1.56 (0.35)1.54 (0.36)<0.001
LVEF (%)47.2 (7.3)47.2 (8.2)46.9 (8.2)46.9 (8.6)0.25
TAPSE (cm)1.79 (0.46)1.88 (0.47)1.89 (0.48)1.92 (0.46)<0.001
LAAi (cm2/m2)9.49 (2.00)9.68 (2.14)9.73 (2.01)9.80 (2.03)0.001