Table 1: Clinical characteristics of 5 patients undergoing LDL apheresis sessions.

Demographic characteristics
 Age, years4446555946
 MenYYY YY
 BMI 33.632.138.233.334.0
 HypertensionYNNYN
 Diabetes mellitus type 2YNNYN
 SmokingNNNNN
Previous conditions
 Pancreatitis14111
 Myocardial infarctionNNNYN
 Coronary artery bypass grafting    Y × 2NNYN
 PCI angioplastyYNNNN
 Cardiac failureYNNYN
 Beta-blockersYNNYN
 NitratesYNNNN
 Calcium-channel blockersNNNYN
 StatinsYYYYN
 FibratesYYYYY
 EzetimibeYNNNN
 Omega-3YNYYY
 AspirinYNNYN
 ClopidogrelYNNYN
 LevosimendanYNNYN
 DiureticsYNNYN
 Followup (months)13212368028

PCI indicates percutaneous coronary intervention, ACE indicates angiotensin converting enzyme, Y indicates yes, and N indicates no.