Author

Age (mean)

Men (%)

pts (n)

Hypertension (%)

Diabetes (%)

Q-wave (%)

Creatine kinase

U/L (mean)

Thrombolysis (%)

WMSI

Carlos

58

76

214

NA

NA

57

2133

57

1.67

Sicari

58

87

778

NA

NA

74

NA

58

1.5

Previtali

54

93

152

26

 

NA

74

2140

100

1.54

Picano

58

86

314

NA

NA

89

NA

58

1.89

Salustri

60

86

245

28

11

89

NA

48

1.41

Samad

63

70

49

NA

NA

82

NA

100

1.65

Bigi

57

87

411

24

13

86

1993

54

1.48

Nijland

60

80

138

36

10

71

1705

69

1.55

EF = Ejection Fraction; WMSI = Wall Motion Score Index; NA = Not Available; n=number
Table 2: Baseline characteristics of the investigated population.