Table 2

Major adverse cardiac events (MACE) and causes of death

Number of events (%)
MACE (n=140)
 All-cause death98 (70)
 Non-fatal myocardial infarction23 (16)
 Unstable angina requiring revascularisation5 (4)
 Congestive cardiac failure7 (5)
 Cerebrovascular events7 (6)
All-cause death (n=98)
 Cardiovascular death (n=30)
  Acute myocardial infarction3 (10)
  Cardiac arrest5 (17)
  Cerebrovascular accident6 (20)
  Congestive cardiac failure10 (33)
  Ischaemic heart disease4 (13)
  Other cardiovascular2 (7)
 Non-cardiovascular death (n=48)
  Malignancy6 (13)
  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease7 (15)
  Respiratory failure2 (4)
  Pneumonia5 (10)
  Pulmonary embolism3 (6)
  Other sepsis (UTI, cholecystitis, etc)6 (13)
  Other respiratory causes (asthma, bronchiectasis, ILD)6 (13)
  Other cause13 (27)
Cause of death unknown (n=20)
  • ILD, interstitial lung disease; UTI, urinary tract infection.