Echocardiographic parameters β-blocker (n=10) RSD (n=10)
Baseline 6th month P-value Baseline 6th month P-value
LVEF (Simpson %) 62.1 ± 8.0 62.4 ± 7.8 0.9335 59.6 ± 7.9 60.7 ± 7.3 0.7503
LAD (mm) 48.3 ± 2.7 48.4 ± 2.5 0.9326 48.5 ± 2.8 45.7 ± 2.9* 0.0404
LVIDd (mm) 52.9 ± 2.3 52.6 ± 2.5 0.7847 52.5 ± 2.6 51.3 ± 2.3 0.2847
LV mass index (g/m2) 102.1 ± 11.3 99.0 ± 11.6 0.5514 108.3 ± 11.0 97.8 ± 9.3 0.0326
*P=0.0391, LAD at 6th month after onset of β-blocker vs. RSD; LAD, left atrial diameter; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LV, left ventricular; LVIDd, end-diastolic left ventricular internal dimension; RSD, renal sympathetic denervation.
Table 2: Echocardiographic parameters during the follow-up period.