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Table 1 Patients’ baseline and angiographic characteristics (N = 31 patients, whole study group)

From: Prompt and consistent improvement of coronary flow velocity reserve following successful recanalization of the coronary chronic total occlusion in patients with viable myocardium

Baseline characteristics
Age, years (mean ± SD) 60 ± 9
Male, n (%) 22 (71)
BMI, kg/m2 (mean ± SD) 27.6 ± 3.8
Hypertension, n (%) 27 (87.1)
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 29 (93.5)
Diabetes mellitus 9 (29.0)
Smoking 19 (61.3)
Family history of cardiovascular disease, n (%) 16 (51.6)
Previous myocardial infarction, n (%) 14 (45.2)
Previous PCI, n (%) 10 (32.3)
Stress echocardiography test
• Positive, n (%) 21 (67.7)
• Negative, n (%) 10 (32.3)
Acetylsalicylic acid, n (%) 31 (100)
P2Y12 inhibitor, n (%) 31 (100)
ACE inhibitors, n (%) 20 (64.5)
ARBs, n (%) 1 (3.2)
Beta blockers, n (%) 24 (77.4)
Trimetazidine, n (%) 13 (41.9)
Long-acting nitrates, n (%) 9 (29.0)
CCBs, n (%) 9 (29.0)
Statins, n (%) 25 (80.6)
Diuretics, n (%) 7 (22.6)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, ACE angiotensin converting enzyme, ARB angiotensin II receptor blockers, CCB calcium channel blockers