Table 3

Clinical events between 1 year and long-term follow-up

Hospital
(N=74)
Home
(N=70)
p Value
Non-fatal clinical events49 (66.2%)39 (55.7%)0.232
Myocardial infarction6 (8.1%)4 (5.7%)0.746
Stroke5 (6.8%)7 (10.0%)0.626
Other cardiac and vascular0.663
 Congestive heart failure3 (4.1%)1 (1.4%)
 Atrial fibrillation01 (1.4%)
 CATH5 (6.8%)6 (8.6%)
 PCI4 (5.4%)1 (1.4%)
 Hypertension1 (1.4%)2 (2.9%)
 ICD1 (1.4%)1 (1.4%)
 Pacemaker01 (1.4%)
 Aneurysm2 (2.7%)0
 Angina01 (1.4%)
 Cardiac arrest01 (1.4%)
 Carotid stenosis1 (1.4%)1 (1.4%)
 Peripheral vascular disease2 (2.7%)1 (1.4%)
Cancer12 (16.2%)7 (10%)0.400
Patients reporting a hospitalisation46 (62.2%)35 (50.0%)0.311
Total number of hospitalisations79420.001
Number of hospitalisations
 122 (47.8%)29 (82.9%)0.025
 215 (32.6%)5 (14.3%)
 3+9 (19.6%)1 (2.9%)
  • CATH, cardiac catheterisation;

  • PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention;

  • ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator.