Table 3

Regional Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Values

No. of PtsDischarge6 Weeksp Value (discharge vs. 6 weeks)
Within infarct zone
 Overall780.52 ± 0.170.55 ± 0.160.05
 Match460.53 ± 0.140.55 ± 0.15>0.20
 Mismatch-stunned200.42 ± 0.170.50 ± 0.150.03
 Mismatch-hyperkinesia120.63 ± 0.190.60 ± 0.20>0.20
p = 0.002ap > 0.20b
Outside infarct zone
 Overall780.51 ± 0.130.52 ± 0.13>0.20
 Match460.50 ± 0.110.52 ± 0.11>0.20
 Mismatch-stunned200.44 ± 0.140.49 ± 0.140.12
 Mismatch-hyperkinesia120.65 ± 0.100.56 ± 0.150.06
p < 0.0001ap > 0.20b
  • a Analysis of variance between-group classification for regional left ventricular ejection fraction at discharge.

  • b Analysis of variance between-group classification for regional left ventricular ejection fraction at 6 weeks. Pts = patients.