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Table 2 Transesophageal dobutamine echocardiography results (n = 20)

From: Usefulness of an accelerated transoesophageal stress echocardiography in the preoperative evaluation of high risk severely obese subjects awaiting bariatric surgery

Resting HR (bpm) 78 ± 12
Peak dose HR (bpm) 147 ± 12
Resting SBP (mmHg) 140 ± 19
Peak dose SBP (mmHg) 168 ± 36
Resting DBP (mmHg) 83 ± 9
Peak dose DPB (mmHg) 89 ± 15
Symptoms of myocardial ischemia 3 (15%)
ECG changes suggestive of ischemia 1 (5%)
New LV wall motion abnormalities 2 (10%)
  1. DBP = diastolic blood pressure, HR = heart rate, LV = left ventricular, SBP = systolic blood pressure