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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Comparison of non-triggered magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography for the assessment of left atrial volume and morphology

  65 patients
Sex, male, n (%) 46 (71)
Age, years (±SD) 60 ± 8
AF type, paroxysmal, n (%) 30 (46)
AF duration, years [IQ] 4 [1–35]
BMI, kg/m2 (±SD) 27 ± 4
BSA, m2 (±SD) 2.1 ± 0.2
NT-proBNP, pmol/l [IQ] 276 [50–3135]
Hypertension, n (%) 23 (35)
Diabetes Mellitus, n (%) 2 (3)
History myocardial infarction, n (%) 4 (6)
History PCI, n (%) 5 (8)
History congestive heart failure, n (%) 10 (15)
History PVI, n (%) 13 (20)
History of stroke, n (%) 5 (8)
Medication
 ß-blocker, n (%) 36 (54)
 RAAS inhibition, n (%) 18 (28)
 Digoxine, n (%) 9 (14)
  1. Abbreviations: AF atrial fibrillation, BMI body mass index, BSA body surface area, IQ interquartiles, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, PVI pulmonary vein isolation, RAAS renine angiotensin aldosterone system