Table 3: Clinical predictors of ΔLVEF at one year follow-up (multivariate analysis).

VariableP-value

Age (yrs).07
Nonischemic etiology.006
NYHA functional class.04
Diuretic dose (mg)NS
S-Creatinine (μmol/L)NS
Baseline LVEF (%)<.0001

Abbreviations as in Table 1.