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Table 1 Patient baseline characteristics (n=183)

From: Age-related normal structural and functional ventricular values in cardiac function assessed by magnetic resonance

Age (yrs) 52±14.7
Male, n (%) 117 (64)
Mean LV values  
 EF (%) 64±7.0
 ESV (ml) 50±17.9
 EDV (ml) 137±34.2
 Mass (g/m2) 57±16.7
Mean RV values  
 EF (%) 59±6.6
 ESV (ml) 52±18
 EDV (ml) 126±34.2
Cardiovascular risk factors, n (%)  
 Smoking 31 (17)
 Hypertension 46 (25)
 Diabetes 13 (7)
 Dyslipidemia 32 (17)
 Positive family history 39 (21)
Medications, n (%)  
 Aspirin 50 (27)
 Beta-blocker 41 (41)
 ACE/angiotensin II inhibitor 43 (23)
 Statin 37 (20)
 Calcium channel blocker 5 (3)
 Nitrate 2 (1)
  1. LV left ventricle; EF ejection fraction; ESV end systolic volume; EDV end diastolic volume; RV right ventricle; ACE Angiotensin converting enzyme.