Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Pre-HFTPost-HFTp Value
Age74.0±13.2 years72.0±13.3 years0.08
Female gender70 (36%)85 (40%)0.34
IHD103 (51%)107 (53%)0.67
Prior MI72 (35%)69 (34%)0.82
Diabetes54 (28%)55 (26%)0.74
Heart rate87±21 bpm89±26 bpm0.77
Systolic BP126±28 mmHg126±25 mmHg0.62
AF84 (43%)102 (48%)0.27
QRS duration117±37 ms116±44 ms0.50
Moderate/severe LVSD137 (70%)165 (78%)0.06
Preserved LV31 (15%)30 (14%)0.5
Sodium135±6 mmoL/L135±6 mmoL/L0.53
Urea12±8 mmoL/L12±12 mmoL/L0.11
eGFR48±23 mL/min/1.73 m2 51±22 mL/min/1.73 m2 0.27
Haemoglobin122±22 g/L124±230.42
  • AF, atrial fibrillation/flutter; BP, blood pressure; bpm, beats per minute; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; HFT, heart failure team; IHD, ischaemic heart disease; LV, left ventricle; LVSD, left ventricular systolic dysfunction; MI, myocardial infarction.