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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study population.

From: Visually estimated ejection fraction by two dimensional and triplane echocardiography is closely correlated with quantitative ejection fraction by real-time three dimensional echocardiography

  Men Women
Number (n) 23 7
Age (mean ± SD, years) 40 ± 11 36 ± 16
BSA (m2) 2 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.1
LV-EF* 55 ± 7 60 ± 4
Sinus rhythm 23 7
HR 66 ± 9 70 ± 13
Significant valvular disease 1 1
DCM 1 0
Diabetes 2 0
Previous AMI 1 0
Hypertonic 1 1
CABG 1 0
PM 1 0
ICD 1 0
Heart failure 2 0
HCM 1 0
  1. * By 3DE, HR: heart rate, DCM: dilated cardiomyopaty, AMI: acute myocardial infarction, CABG: coronary artery bypass grafting, PM: Pacemaker, ICD: implantable cardiovertor defibrillator, HCM: hypertrophic cardiomyopaty.