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TABLE 2

Echocardiographic Abnormalities Present on Admission and on Follow-up at 2 Weeks, 8 Weeks, and 6 Months

Echocardiogram FindingsAcute (n = 50)2 wk (n = 47)8 wk (n = 42)6 mo (n = 24)
Any coronary abnormality, n (%) 26 (52) 13 (27) 5 (14) 
LMCA z score 0.38 ± 1.1 −0.14 ± 0.92 −0.40 ± 0.88* −0.41 ± 0.92* 
LAD z score 0.62 ± 1.24 −0.21 ± 1.12 −0.85 ± 0.82* −0.84 ± 0.72* 
RCA z score −0.14 ± 1.25 −0.48 ± 0.84 −0.77 ± 0.76* −0.99 ± 0.78* 
LAD/RCA z score ≥2.5, n (%) 8 (16) 2 (4) 
LAD/RCA z score 2–2.49, n (%) 4 (8) 1 (2) 
Lack of tapering (z score <2), n (%) 14 (28) 10 (21) 5 (14) 
Any LV systolic dysfunction, n (%) 26 (52) 1 (2) 
LVEF (mean, SD) 54 ± 9 64 ± 4 62 ± 4* 62 ± 3* 
Mild (LVEF 45%–54%), n (%) 15 (30) 1 (20) 
Moderate (LVEF 35%–44%), n (%) 11 (22) 
Severe (LVEF <35%), n (%) 
Diastolic dysfunction, n (%) 16 (32) 5 (11) 4 (9) 1 (4) 
Echocardiogram FindingsAcute (n = 50)2 wk (n = 47)8 wk (n = 42)6 mo (n = 24)
Any coronary abnormality, n (%) 26 (52) 13 (27) 5 (14) 
LMCA z score 0.38 ± 1.1 −0.14 ± 0.92 −0.40 ± 0.88* −0.41 ± 0.92* 
LAD z score 0.62 ± 1.24 −0.21 ± 1.12 −0.85 ± 0.82* −0.84 ± 0.72* 
RCA z score −0.14 ± 1.25 −0.48 ± 0.84 −0.77 ± 0.76* −0.99 ± 0.78* 
LAD/RCA z score ≥2.5, n (%) 8 (16) 2 (4) 
LAD/RCA z score 2–2.49, n (%) 4 (8) 1 (2) 
Lack of tapering (z score <2), n (%) 14 (28) 10 (21) 5 (14) 
Any LV systolic dysfunction, n (%) 26 (52) 1 (2) 
LVEF (mean, SD) 54 ± 9 64 ± 4 62 ± 4* 62 ± 3* 
Mild (LVEF 45%–54%), n (%) 15 (30) 1 (20) 
Moderate (LVEF 35%–44%), n (%) 11 (22) 
Severe (LVEF <35%), n (%) 
Diastolic dysfunction, n (%) 16 (32) 5 (11) 4 (9) 1 (4) 
*

Significant difference (P < .05).

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