Table 2

Clinical outcome up to 36 days

Anterior MIInferior MI   All patients
Cardiac mortality (%)13  (13) 9  (10)22  (12)
Reinfarction (%) 4  (4) 8  (9)12  (6)
LVESVI (ml/m2)36.9  (22.6–60.1)29.3  (20.6–41.7)*** 32.8  (21.0–51.2)
LVEDVI (ml/m2)61.8  (44.4–86.1)53.6  (39.9–72.0)2-150 57.5  (41.7–79.4)
LVEF0.38  (0.27–0.53)0.44  (0.35–0.55)2-150 0.42  (0.30–0.55)
LVEF < 0.40 (%)43/82 (52)22/76 (29)** 65/158 (41)
Cardiac mortality or LVEF < 0.40 (%)56/95 (59)31/85 (37)** 87/180 (48)
  • 2-150 p < 0.02, **p < 0.005, ***p < 0.001.

  • LVESVI, left ventricular end systolic volume index; LVEDVI, left ventricular end diastolic volume index; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction.

  • LVESVI and LVEDVI shown as geometric mean (geometric SD).