Table 1

Baseline characteristics and two-year cardiovascular outcome of 178 patients presented with chest pain to the emergency department divided into 3 groups according to the clinical diagnosis of coronary artery disease
Acute coronary syndrome Stable Angina Non-specific chest pain P value (ACS vs. NS)
(ACS) (SA) (NS)
n =58 n =55 n =65
Age, yr 76 (52-98) 70 (39-91) 62 (40-92) <0.001
Sex, n 35/23 36/19 30/35 0.1
P. creatinine, μmol/L 86.5 (56-249) 85 (49-259) 75 (49-166) <0.001
MAP, mmHg 106.7 (77-139) 105 (81-140) 105 (82-140) 0.7
BMI 25 (16.7-38.8) 27.6 (20.8-43.1) 27.2 (20.9-42.7) 0.043
Smoking,% 27.6 16.4 26.2 0.1
Hypertension,% 67.2 81.8 27.7 <0.001
Family history,% 41.4 43.6 32 0.1
DM (type 1/type 2) 10 (2/8) 18 (0/18) 6 (0/6) 0.2
LDL cholesterol, mmol/L 3 (1.3-5.4) 2.2 (1-5) 3.2 (1.8-5) 0.5
TGL, mmol/L 1.25 (0.6-6.6) 1.25 (0.6-3.5) 1.55 (0.7-4) 0.2
P. IgM, g/l 0.76 (0.2-3.5) 0.73 (0.05-1.5) 0.71 (0.27-4.9) 0.9
IgM-uria, mg/mmol 0.0066 0.0058 0.0046 0.029
(0.00027-0.249) (0.00075-0.0549) (0.00098-0.0716)
Albuminuria, mg/mmol 2 (0.1-247) 0.6 (0.1-59) 0.1 (0.1-70) 0.001
IgG-uria, mg/mmol 2.1 (0.1-89) 1.6 (0.1-6.6) 1.6 (0.1-11) 0.06
CRP, mg/l 3.1 (0.6-80) 1.4 (0.6-24) 1.6 (0.6-33) 0.012
TNT, ng/l 24 (5-1168) 9 (5-419) 5 (5-44) <0.001
Admitted, n (m/f) 53 (34/19) 28 (16/12) 32 (17/15) <0.001
CV outcome at 2 years follow up, n (m/f) 27 (16/11) 12 (6/6) 6 (3/3) <0.001
Death = 3 (2/1) Death = 2(2/0) Death = 0
AMI = 8(5/3) AMI = 3(1/2) AMI = 3(2/1)
Angina = 9(5/4) Angina = 3(1/2) Angina = 1 (0/1)
CVI = 1 (0/1) CVI = 0 CVI = 1(1/0)
HF = 6 (4/2) HF = 4(2/2) HF = 1 (0/1)

MAP: mean arterial pressure, BMI: body mass index, Admitted: number of patients admitted to hospital. DM: Diabetes mellitus, IgM-uria: Urine IgM creatinine ratio, CRP: C-reactive protein, TNT: Troponin T. LDL cholesterol: low density lipoprotein cholesterol level, TGL: triglycerides level.

Tofik et al.

Tofik et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2013 13:72   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-13-72

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