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Table 1 Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics

From: Total iron binding capacity (TIBC) is a potential biomarker of left ventricular remodelling for patients with iron deficiency anaemia

 TotalLVMI (g/m2)PQ
N = 82N = 65Normal (N = 42)Abnormal (N = 24)
Demographic characteristics
 Sex (female) n (%)65(79.3)52(80.0)34(82.9)18(75)0.4410.387
 Age (y)41.67 ± 14.1442.55 ± 13.3640.81 ± 13.4945.54 ± 12.860.170.273
 Height (m) 1.63 ± 0.061.63 ± 0.061.62 ± 0.080.9080.562
 Weight (kg)57.38 ± 7.2557.09 ± 7.0157.60 ± 6.7156.23 ± 7.560.4520.389
 BMI (kg/m2) 21.59 ± 2.7621.72 ± 2.4221.37 ± 3.320.6170.465
 Duration (y)0.5(2.75)0.50(2.75)0.50(1.75)0.75(8)0.2310.312
 HR (bpm)81.24 ± 13.3781.57 ± 12.9880.51 ± 12.0183.38 ± 14.570.3590.365
 SBP (mmHg)120(12)118(12)116(11.5)119(11)0.290.34
 DBP (mmHg)67.5(10.25)65(12)65(14)65.5(7.75)0.7380.51
Treatment 
 Oral iron10(12)6(9.2)5(12.2)1(4.2)0.40.377
 Intravenous iron2(2.4)2(3.1)1(2.4)1(4.2)10.585
 Blood transfusion5(6)5(7.7)3(7.3)2(8.3)10.585
Haematologic Parameters 
 Hgb (g/L)60.69 ± 14.5459.71 ± 14.0462.03 ± 14.1455.76 ± 13.240.0830.182
 HCT (%)20.98 ± 4.2820.86 ± 4.1621.23 ± 4.3720.22 ± 3.800.3510.362
 MCV (fL)65.2 ± 9.1264.98 ± 9.3465.20 ± 9.3364.61 ± 9.540.810.533
 RDW (%)19.9(3.3)20.2(3.3)19.4 (3.6)20.45 (3.1)0.090.191
Iron Parameters 
 Serum iron (μmol/l)4.05 (3.5)4.1 (3.1)4.0 (2.8)4.45 (4.5)0.9950.584
 Serum ferritin (ng/ml)4.26 (4)4.08 (4)4.12 (5)3.73 (4)0.4220.382
 TIBC (μmol/l)77.7 ± 16.2875.27 ± 15.9871.85 ± 14.2481.12 ± 17.350.0230.067
 TS (%)5.65 (5.79)5.87 (5.23)5.87 (5.01)6.02 (6.43)0.5050.416
Ultrasound Parameters 
 LVDd (mm)46.03 (5.92)45.93 (5.37)44.90 (3.83)49.04 (6.85)< 0.0010.001
 LVDs (mm)28.13 (5.33)28.13 (5.33)27.34 (3.85)31.19 (5.52)0.0010.004
 IVSTd (mm)9 (1)9 (1)9 (1)10 (1.8)0.0010.004
 PWTd (mm)9 (1)9 (1)9 (0.5)10 (1)< 0.0010.001
 SV (ml)68.5 (21.8)68 (20)61 (16)79.5 (19)< 0.0010.001
 EF (%)68.31 ± 5.7168.62 ± 5.8568.61 ± 5.5868.63 ± 6.410.9920.583
Biochemical values 
 Albumin (g/l)41.1 (5.4)41.1 (6.1)41.9 (6.8)39.8 (6)0.190.287
 Serum creatinine (μmol/l)55.3 (15.2)55.65(12.9)54.5(12.1)58 (18.2)0.4270.383
 Total cholesterol (mmol/l)3.36 (1.17)3.5 (1.19)3.71 (0.85)3.21 (1.53)0.2080.299
 Triglycerides (mmol/l)0.9 (0.41)0.93 (0.41)0.88 (0.53)0.99 (0.36)0.150.256
  1. Continuous variables are presented as the mean ± SD or the median (interquartile range) without a Gaussian distribution