Table 4

Cardiac events stratified by CTG expansion group

TotalCTG expansion (Tsilfidis scale)p Value
E0/E1E2E3/E4
n77253715
Follow up (years) (mean (SD))6.2 (1.9)6.2 (2.4)5.9 (1.6)7.1 (1.3)0.01
CAA5140
PPM4031
VT0000
SCD2002
Total (%)11 (14)1 (4)7 (19)3 (20)NS4-150
  • Where patients had more than one event, only the one placed highest in the following hierarchy was included: SCD (sudden or arrhythmic death) > VT (ventricular tachycardia) > PPM (permanent pacemaker) > CAA (chronic atrial arrhythmia).

  • 4-150 χ2 test.