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Table 2 Hemodynamic changes during the EE in patients: Group 1 (G1) and Group 2 (G2).

From: Chronotropic incompetence and a higher frequency of myocardial ischemia in exercise echocardiography

VARIABLES G1 G2 P 95% CI
Resting Heart Rate 71.25 ± 13.1 77.6 ± 16.0 < 0.001 (-7.8 – -4.85)
Peak Heart Rate 118.0 ± 16.0 158.0 ± 18.4 < 0.0001 (-41.49 – -38.01)
Rest Systolic Arterial Pressure 130.0 ± 14.0 128.0 ± 32.0 0.183 (-9.58 – 5.01)
Peak Systolic Arterial Pressure 175.5 ± 24.8 189.1 ± 19.6 0.995 (-15.5 – -11.66)
Rest Diastolic Arterial Pressure 84.8 ± 38.6 82.9 ± 11.3 0.832 (0.28 – 3.55)
Peak Diastolic Arterial Pressure 87.0 ± 11.2 86.7 ± 9.6 0.484 (-0.05 – 1.32)
Ejection Fraction 0.64 ± 0.085 0.66 ± 0.065 < 0.0001 (-0.25 – -0.01)
WMSI, rest 1.06 ± 0.17 1.02 ± 0.09 < 0.0001 (0.03 – 0.05)
WMSI, after exercise 1.12 ± 0.23 1.04 ± 0.21 < 0.0001 (0.06 – 0.10)
Duration of the Test 4.8 ± 2.4 7.8 ± 2.8 < 0.0001 (-3.29 – -2.71)
METS 6.6 ± 2.2 9.3 ± 2.9 < 0.0001 (-1.67 – -1.88)
  1. G1 group: patients who failed to achieve 85% of the maximal age-predicted HR;
  2. G2 group: patients who were able to achieve 85% of the maximal age-predicted HR.
  3. WMSI = Wall Motion Score Index
  4. METS = Metabolic Equivalents