Journal of Interventional Cardiology / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Impact of Hydrostatic Pressure Variations Caused by Height Differences in Supine and Prone Positions on Fractional Flow Reserve Values in the Coronary Circulation

Table 1

Patient characteristics.

N = 23

Age (years)64.8 ± 9.3
Male19 (83%)
Hypertension14 (61%)
Diabetes mellitus8 (35%)
Dyslipidemia12 (52%)
Smoking5 (22%)
Family history2 (9%)
Chronic kidney disease4 (17%)
Hemodialysis0 (0%)
Congestive heart failure1 (4%)
Old myocardial infarction10 (43%)
Previous PCI8 (35%)
Previous CABG2 (9%)
EF (%)62.1 ± 12.3
Peripheral artery disease0 (0%)
Old cerebral infarction1 (4%)
COPD0 (0%)

Number of disease vessels
 01 (4%)
 110 (43%)
 212 (52%)
 30 (0%)

Medication
 Antiplatelet agent14 (61%)
 Anticoagulation2 (9%)
 Beta-blocker6 (26%)
 Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors10 (43%)
 Statin14 (61%)
 Calcium channel blocker6 (26%)
 Oral diabetes drugs3 (13%)
 Insulin1 (4%)

Data are expressed as mean ± SD and numbers (%). COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; EF, ejection fraction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft.

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