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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of study subjects

From: Realization of fully automated quantification of left ventricular volumes and systolic function using transthoracic 3D echocardiography

Variables All subjects
(n = 97)
Subjects used to determine the default endocardial border values (n = 32)
age(y) 52 ± 14 55 ± 13
men 60(62%) 18(56%)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 140 ± 22 140 ± 22
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 87 ± 12 86 ± 12
Heart rate (beats/min) 76 ± 13 72 ± 14
Primary diagnosis
 Coronary heart disease 38(39%) 12(38%)
 Valvular heart disease 12(12%) 5(16%)
 Hypertensive heart disease 14(15%) 4(12%)
 Dilated cardiomyopathy 8(8%) 4(12%)
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3(3%) 0(0%)
    Congenital heart disease 4(4%) 0(0%)
    No specific heart disease 18(19%) 7(22%)
Frame rate (Hz)
 Automated 3DE datasets 19 ± 3 19 ± 3
 Manual 3DE datasets 21 ± 5 23 ± 6
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or as number (percentage)