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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The potential clinical value of contrast-enhanced echocardiography beyond current recommendations

Age (years) 65 ± 13  
Sex (female/male) 62/130  
BMI (kg/m2) 27 ± 4a  
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 133 ± 23b  
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 73 ± 11b  
Indication for stress echocardiography   
 Ischemic heart disease 171 (89 %)
 Low-flow/low-gradient aortic stenosis 5 (3 %)
 Ischemic heart disease and low-flow/low-gradient aortic stenosis 6 (3 %)
 Follow-up heart transplantation 9 (5 %)
 Arrhythmia 1 (<1 %)
  1. Patient characteristics of the patient group included in the study (n = 192). Continuous variables are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. a = mean from 182 patientsb = mean from 137 patients