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Table 1 Characteristics of Patients

From: Intraventricular synchronism assessment by gated-SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in cardiac resynchronization therapy. Does cardiomyopathy type influence results?

Variables Non-compaction (n = 11) Ischemic CM (n = 29) Non-ischemic CM (n = 53) p
Sex (Men/Women) 6/5 21/8 40/13 NS
Mean Age (years) 57.5 ± 7.8 64.6 ± 9.4 59.1 ± 11.1 0.04
Mean QRS duration (milliseconds) 172.5 ± 32.3 152.6 ± 24.3 156.4 ± 25.1 NS
Mean LVEF for inclusion (%) 22.3 ± 5.7 26.4 ± 5.2 25.3 ± 6.0 NS
High Blood Pressure 6 20 28 NS
Smoking Habit 2 9 4 0.021
Diabetes Mellitus 3 8 5 NS
Dyslipidemia 0 6 7 NS
Family History of CAD 3 12 7 NS
MLHFQ results 48.3 ± 20.8 41.2 ± 19.8 42.9 ± 17.3 NS
  1. Age, QRS duration, LVEF, and MLHFQ results are expressed as mean ± SD. The rest of variables are presented as the number
  2. CAD coronary artery disease, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, MLHFQ Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire