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Table 4 Predictive value of glycemic gap versus ABG for post-infarct LVSD at 6-month follow-up

From: Augmented glycaemic gap is a marker for an increased risk of post-infarct left ventricular systolic dysfunction

  AUC 95% CI p for AUC P for δAUC Cut-off value Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
Non-DM patients
 ABG 0.713 0.638 to 0.781 0.002 8.27 70.00% 78.23% 30.4% 95.0%
 Glycemic gap 0.697 0.622 to 0.766 0.001 0.499 1.858 55.00% 78.91% 26.2% 92.8%
DM patients
 ABG 0.621 0.522 to 0.713 0.08       
 Glycemic gap 0.688 0.591 to 0.774 0.002   2.197 86.67% 54.35% 23.6% 96.2%
  1. ABG admission blood glucose, LVSD left ventricular systolic dysfunction, DM diabetes mellitus, AUC area under curve by receiver-operating characteristic curve analysis, δ AUC difference of AUC, PPV positive predictive values, NPV negative predictive values