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Table 2 Initial echocardiographic and cardiac catheterization findings

From: Prediction of left ventricular reverse remodeling after therapy with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers and β blockers in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

Variables LVRR (+) LVRR (−) p value
Left ventricular end-diastolic dimension (mm) 62 ± 6 67 ± 6 0.033
Left ventricular end-systolic dimension (mm) 53 ± 6 57 ± 8 0.093
Left ventricular fractional shortening (%) 15 ± 4 14 ± 5 0.574
Interventricular septal thickness (mm) 10 ± 2 10 ± 1 0.727
Left ventricular posterior wall thickness (mm) 10 ± 2 9 ± 2 0.165
Relative wall thickness 0.32 ± 0.01 0.29 ± 0.06 0.106
Left atrial dimension (mm) 43 ± 6 42 ± 7 0.653
Left ventricular mass index (g/m2) 204 ± 58 196 ± 68 0.703
Left ventricular end-diastolic volume index (ml/m2) 144 ± 72 169 ± 43 0.197
Left ventricular end-systolic volume index (ml/m2) 100 ± 66 119 ± 42 0.274
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 34 ± 13 31 ± 9 0.357
Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure (mm Hg) 12 ± 6 12 ± 7 0.819
Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (mm Hg) 11 ± 8 11 ± 8 0.929
Systolic pulmonary artery pressure (mm Hg) 30 ± 12 29 ± 9 0.672
Mean pulmonary artery pressure (mm Hg) 19 ± 8 19 ± 9 0.961
Right ventricular end-diastolic pressure (mm Hg) 8 ± 3 7 ± 4 0.806
Mean right atrial pressure (mm Hg) 6 ± 2 6 ± 4 0.963
Systolic aortic pressure (mm Hg) 112 ± 22 112 ± 19 0.985
Mean aortic pressure (mm Hg) 87 ± 15 84 ± 12 0.614
Cardiac index (ml/min/m2) 2.1 ± 0.6 2.2 ± 0.6 0.486
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. LVRR, left ventricular reverse remodeling.