Table 2

Multivariate predictors of major adverse cardiac events

HR95% CIp Value
Multivariate analysis
Model A (Clinical characteristics, treatments and LV parameters) AIC=453.006
 Age1.0200.990 to 1.0520.187
 PCI0.3860.193 to 0.7720.007
 Nicorandil0.2430.098 to 0.5970.002
 LVEF*0.6090.451 to 0.8240.001
Model B (Clinical characteristics, treatments and MIBG parameters) AIC=426.402
 Age1.0040.973 to 1.0370.298
 PCI0.4300.229 to 0.8070.009
 Nicorandil0.3250.129 to 0.8160.017
 WR*4.0912.756 to 6.074<0.001
Model C (Clinical characteristics, treatments, LV and MIBG parameters) AIC=455.004
 Age1.0050.972 to 1.0370.315
 PCI0.4280.228 to 0.8060.010
 Nicorandil0.3190.125 to 0.8140.016
 LVEF*0.9610.707 to 1.5350.337
 WR*5.3393.152 to 9.041<0.001
  • * Per 1 SD increase.

  • AIC, Akaike information criterion; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MIBG, m-iodobenzylguanidine; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; WR, washout rate.