Table 2.

Definitions of CV events in included studies

Author, Year (Reference)Composite Endpoint of Fatal and Nonfatal CV Events
Takahashi, 2006 (27)Sudden death, fatal and nonfatal MI, USA requiring hospitalization, CHF requiring hospitalization (NYHA 3 to 4), severe arrhythmia (ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation)
Zannad, 2006 (28)Fatal and nonfatal MI, fatal and nonfatal stroke, fatal and nonfatal CHF, fatal aortic dissection, CABG, PCI
Suzuki, 2008 (29)CV death, nonfatal MI, USA, nonfatal stroke, PCI, CABG, CHF requiring hospitalization, resuscitated cardiac arrest
  • MI, myocardial infarction; USA, unstable angina; CHF, congestive heart failure; NYHA, New York Heart Association; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention.