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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (n = 22)

From: Pre-implant right ventricular function might be an important predictor of the response to cardiac resynchronization therapy

Variable HF patients
Age (years) 72 ± 11 (47-88)
Gender (male) 20
Heart Rate, bpm QRS-width, ms 69 ± 18 (45-129) 155 ± 20 (120-190)
Function Class, NYHA (n)  
III 20
IV 2
Previous Myocardial Infarction 11
Hypertension 3
Dilated Cardiomyopathy 4
Diabetes 3
ACE/ARB 22
Diuretics 22
Beta-blockers 19
Spironolactone 15
  1. Mean ± SD unless otherwise stated. HF = heart failure, NYHA = New York Heart Association,
  2. ACEi = Angiotensin Converter Enzyme Inhibitor, ARB = Angiotensin Receptor Blocker.