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Table 1 Characteristics of the study patients

From: The pressure/volume relationship during dobutamine stress echocardiography in transplanted heart: comparison with quality of life and coronary anatomy

Patients 25
Age (years) 58 ± 12
Gender (M/F) 21/4 (84/16%)
Years from Htx 8.5 ± 7
BMI (kg/m2) 27.4 ± 4.2
eGFR - CKD-EPI (ml/min) 61.7 ± 25.8
Hypertension 19 (76%)
Diabetes 10 (40%)
Previous Smoking Habits 17 (68%)
Metabolic Syndrome 8 (32%)
Familiarity for CVD 12 (48%)
Dyslipidemia 12 (48%)
Atypical Chest Pain 6 (24%)
PTCA (post HTx) 3 (12%)
Myocardial Infarction (post HTx) 2 (8%)
NYHA class (I-IV)  
 I 11 (44%)
 II 12 (48%)
 III 2 (8%)
 IV  
Cause of Htx  
Post Ischemic Dilated CM 9 (36%)
Idiopathic Dilated CM 11 (44%)
End-Stage Hypertrophic CM 1 (4%)
Non-Compactation CM 1 (4%)
Peripartum CM 1 (4%)
Dilated CM in Becker Dystrophy 1 (4%)
Post Myocarditis Dilated CM 1 (4%)
  1. BMI, Body mass index; eGFR, Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate; CKD-EPI, Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration; CVD, cardiovascular disease; Htx, heart transplantation; NYHA, New York Heart Association; CM, Cardiomyopathy.