Table 3 Correlation analysis between the improvement of left ventricular (LV) short-axis function and reverse remodelling
ParametersΔMean ϵ-circum (%)ΔMean ϵ-radial (%)
rp Valuerp Value
ΔLV end-systolic volume (%)−0.510.001−0.470.002
ΔEjection fraction (%)0.57<0.0010.510.001
ΔLV end-systolic mid-cavity width (%)−0.520.001−0.400.011
  • Δ signifies “changes” in the parameters between three-month and baseline. Other abbreviations as in table 1.