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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Association between plasma ADAMTS-7 levels and ventricular remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Characteristics LVEF ≤35% ( n= 42) LVEF >35% ( n= 112) Controls ( n= 38) P value b
Age, years 66.5 ± 12.4 68.7 ± 10.4 56.6 ± 11.5 <0.05
Gender, male/female 28/14 (66.7/33.3%) 71/41 (63.4/36.6%) 21/17 (55.6%/44.7%) <0.05
BMI (kg/m2) 24.4 ± 3.0 24.7 ± 3.8 26.1 ± 4.1 0.23
History of smoking, n (%) 12 (28.6) 30 (26.5) 11 (28.9) 0.42
Serum creatinine >140 μmol/L, n (%) 13 (30.95)a 6 (5.36)a 0 (0.00) <0.05
History of hypertension, n (%) 28 (66.7) 73 (65.2) 16 (42.1) <0.05
History of diabetes, n (%) 19 (45.2) 54 (48.2) 9 (23.7) <0.05
Glucose (mmol/L) 8.17 ± 3.86 8.42 ± 3.56 5.64 ± 1.21 0.23
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.64 ± 0.85 4.36 ± 1.17 4.66 ± 0.89 0.90
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.59 ± 1.21 1.38 ± 0.72 1.88 ± 1.34 0.08
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.07 ± 0.33 1.12 ± 0.29 1.06 ± 0.32 0.06
LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.83 ± 0.84 2.72 ± 0.94 2.76 ± 0.64 0.97
hsCRP (mg/L) 12.32 ± 53.46 11.68 ± 38.48 4.89 ± 9.30 <0.05
Type of AMI, n (%)   <0.05
STEMI 33 (78.6) 51 (45.5)   
NSTEMI 9 (21.4) 61 (54.5)   
BNP 1,670.71 ± 1,074.44a 433.72 ± 285.67a 60.69 ± 36.98 <0.05
LVEF 28.43 ± 4.79a 47.31 ± 7.69a 57.42 ± 6.28 <0.05
LVMI 90.51 ± 14.39a 70.43 ± 12.04a 82.67 ± 20.05 <0.05
LVEDD 61.95 ± 4.80a 49.45 ± 4.72a 50.23 ± 5.98 <0.05
LVESD 38.05 ± 5.73a 31.37 ± 4.08a 30.37 ± 4.15 <0.05
Six-min walk test 171.07 ± 70.32a 465.13 ± 189.00a   <0.05
Plasma ADAMTS-7 levels 6.73 ± 2.47a 3.22 ± 2.05a 1.63 ± 1.58 <0.05
  1. aMean P < 0.05 compared between the LVEF ≤35 group and LVEF >35% group; bmean comparison between the three groups. ADAMTS, a disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs; AMI, acute myocardial infarction; BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; hsCRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; STEMI, ST-elevation myocardial infarction; NSTEMI, non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction; BNP, brain natriuretic peptide; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LVMI, left ventricular mass index; LVEDD, left ventricular end-diastolic diameter; LVESD, left ventricular end-systolic diameter.