Table 2.

Associations between changes in echocardiographic parameters between baseline and 12 mo and new-onset cardiac failure after 12 moa

ParameterCardiac FailureP Value
No (n = 101)Yes (n = 36)
aContinuous variables are expressed as means with 95% confidence intervals of the means in parentheses.
Change in LV mass index (g/m2)0 (-10 to 9)17 (1 to 33)0.05
Change in LV cavity volume index (ml/m2)4 (3 to 10)5 (5 to 14)No association
Change in fractional shortening (%)0 (-1 to 2)-8 (-11 to -4)<0.0001