Table 1.

Baseline characteristics.1

VariableNo perfusion defectReversible perfusion defectFixed perfusion defectP
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Men25 (61.0)12 (66.7)35 (85.4)0.05
Age, years68 (10)70 (7)67 (10)NS
Body mass index, kg/m227.59 (3.6)29.58 (4.6)27.79 (5.0)NS
Known CAD27 (65.9)15 (83.3)34 (82.93)NS
Known MI3 (7.3)4 (22.2)17 (41.5)0.02
Known CABG5 (12.2)4 (22.2)8 (19.5)NS
Known PCI12 (29.3)7 (38.9)18 (43.9)NS
Angiogram before/after stress testing28 (68.3)14 (77.8)31 (75.6)NS
Cardiovascular risk factors
 Active smoking12 (29.3)6 (33.3)9 (22.0)NS
 Hypertension33 (80.5)15 (83.3)34 (82.9)NS
 Hypercholesterolemia29 (70.7)13 (72.2)28 (68.3)NS
 Diabetes12 (29.3)5 (27.8)9 (21.95)NS
Stress test data
 Dynamic examination26 (63.4)11 (61.1)24 (58.5)NS
 Length of dynamic examination, min7.38 (2.8)8.95 (3.7)9.0 (2.9)NS
 Peak work load, W106 (33)127 (34)123 (29)NS
 Length of pharmacological test, min5 (5, 5)5 (5, 5)5 (5, 5)NS
 Dipyridamol dose, mg41.4 (5.6)50.7 (5.6)44.1 (5.8)0.0042
PCI after examination2 (4.9)2 (11.1)6 (14.6)NS