Table 1

Baseline Demographics and Laboratory Values at the Time of Initial Echocardiographic Study

Range
Sex, men/women13/2
Age, yrs, median7060–83
BSA, m22.0 ± 0.21.6–2.3
Etiology: ischemic/idiopathic/HTN12/2/1
NYHA functional class II/III8 (53)/7 (47)II–III
6-min walk test, m363 ± 83205–490
Creatinine, mg/dl1.5 ± 0.40.9–2.4
CRT7 (47)
Heart rate, min–165.4 ± 1150–89
Systolic BP, mm Hg110.7 ± 2372–150
Diastolic BP, mm Hg64.3 ± 13.244–90
LAP, mm Hg17.3 ± 87–28.7

Values are n, mean ± SD, or n (%) and range; n = 15.

BP = blood pressure; BSA = body surface area; CRT = cardiac resynchronization therapy device; HTN = hypertension; LAP = left atrial pressure; NYHA = New York Heart Association.