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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study group and dobutamine tests hemodynamics

From: Quantitative approach using multiple single parameters versus visual assessment in dobutamine stress echocardiography

Characteristics Study group (n = 151)
Age, years 61.77 ± 9.21
Male 89 (58.9 %)
Typical angina 63 (41.7 %)
Exercise ECG not performed 59 (39.1 %)
Exercise ECG negative 16 (10.6 %)
Exercise ECG positive 30 (19.9 %)
Exercise ECG non-diagnostic 46 (30.5 %)
Hypertension 141 (93.4 %)
Hypercholesterolemia 118 (78.1 %)
Diabetes 29 (19.2 %)
Overweight 101 (66.9 %)
Smoking 28 (18.5 %)
Family history of CAD 39 (25.8 %)
Beta-blockers 96 (63.6 %)
Ca channel blockers 56 (37.1 %)
ACEI/ARB 105 (69.5 %)
Nitrates 38 (25.2 %)
Diuretics 40 (26.5 %)
Aspirin 71 (47.0 %)
MMI, g/m2 99.42 ± 17.13
EF rest, % 54.49 ± 1.76
EF stress, % 59.86 ± 6.63
HR rest, min-1 69.88 ± 11.13
HR stress, min-1 132.43 ± 10.92
Systolic BP rest, mm Hg 139.89 ± 30.44
Systolic BP stress, mm Hg 144.22 ± 26.13
Diastolic BP rest, mm Hg 81.96 ± 11.44
Diastolic BP stress, mm Hg 71.38 ± 13.72
ECG changes during stress 77 (51.0 %)
Chest pain during stress 87 (57.6 %)
WMSI rest 1.02 ± 0.04
WMSI stress 1.21 ± 0.23
  1. ECG = Electrocardiogram; CAD = coronary artery disease; MMI = myocardial mass index; EF = ejection fraction; HR = heart rate; BP = blood pressure; WMSI = wall motion score index; ACEI = angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors; ARB = angiotensin receptor blockers.