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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Feasibility of biventricular volume and function assessment using first-pass gated 15O-water PET

Male gender 14 (74%)
Age (years) 65 ± 8 [47–75]
CCS angor class 1 13 (68%)
CCS angor class 2 6 (32%)
Cardiovascular risk factors
BMI >  30 kg/m2 3 (16%)
Diabetes mellitus 5 (26%)
Hypertension 11 (58%)
> 3 cardiovascular risk factors 5 (26%)
Medical therapy
Antiplatelet 17 (89%)
Beta-blocker 8 (42%)
ACE inhibitor or AT-II antagonist 10 (53%)
Calcium channel blocker 3 (16%)
Long acting nitrates 2 (11%)
  1. Cardiovascular risk factors include obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, smoking, and family history
  2. CCS Canadian Cardiovascular Society, BMI body mass index