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Table 1 Patient characteristics (N = 18)

From: Reproducible quantification of cardiac sympathetic innervation using graphical modeling of carbon-11-meta-hydroxyephedrine kinetics with dynamic PET-CT imaging

Description Value
Age (years) 66.5 ± 9.3
Body mass index (BMI) 27.5 ± 4.9
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 31.8 ± 6.2
Males 12 (67%)
Smoking status
 Current 2 (11%)
 Former 8 (44%)
 Never 8 (44%)
Diabetes mellitus 6 (33%)
Hypertension 12 (67%)
Dyslipidemia 11 (61%)
Family history of heart disease 8 (44%)
Medications
 ACE inhibitor 16 (89%)
 Beta blocker 8 (44%)
 Digoxin 6 (33%)
 Diuretics 12 (67%)
 Statin 13 (72%)
 Acetylsalicylic acid 14 (78%)
 Plavix 6 (33%)
 Coumadin 3 (17%)
New York Heart Association (NYHA)
 Class II 15 (83%)
 Class III 3 (17%)
Ischemic cardiomyopathy
 Previous PCI or CABG 13 (72%)
 Previous MI 11 (61%)
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation or number (percent) of patients