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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study population.

From: Three-dimensional echocardiography using single-heartbeat modality decreases variability in measuring left ventricular volumes and function in comparison to four-beat technique in atrial fibrillation

  Group A Group B
Age (years) 53 ± 17 65 ± 12
Males (%) 67 52
Heart rate (bpm) 67 ± 10 97 ± 27
Indication of echo study (%)   
Suspected heart failure 60 29
Murmur/Valvular heart disease 15 23
Suspicion of Left ventricular thrombus 5 8
Routine control of transplanted heart patients 10 0
Unspecific exclusion of cardiac pathology 0 20
Other 10 20