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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Transthoracic coronary flow reserve and dobutamine derived myocardial function: a 6-month evaluation after successful coronary angioplasty

Variable Normal Perfusion n = 13 Perfusion Defect n = 11 P
Age (years) 55.9 ± 4.1 58.4 ± 3.1 NS
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 26.1 ± 1.1 26.3 ± 0.8 NS
Baseline Systolic BP (mm Hg) 147.0 ± 7.5 149.2 ± 11.6 NS
Baseline Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 85.1 ± 7.5 85.5 ± 9.1 NS
Baseline Heart rate (bpm) 74.8 ± 5.9 73.7 ± 6.9 NS
DOB Systolic BP (mm Hg) 151.1 ± 7.5 151.9 ± 10.2 NS
DOB Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 83.2 ± 6.3 83.4 ± 7.3 NS
DOB Heart rate (bpm) 139.6 ± 5.4 141.0 ± 5.5 NS
  1. BP = Blood Pressure, DOB = Dobutamine