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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics. Values are numbers (percentages) unless otherwise stated.

From: Comparison of cardiovascular magnetic resonance of late gadolinium enhancement and diastolic wall thickness to predict recovery of left ventricular function after coronary artery bypass surgery

Characteristics Number (%)
Male 46 (92)
Mean (SD) age (years) 60.8 (9)
Smoking 23 (46)
Hypercholesterolemia 46 (92)
Hypertension 30 (60)
History of myocardial infarction 33 (66)
History of percutaneous coronary intervention 8 (16)
History of heart failure 45 (90)
Presence of angina 43 (86)
Mean (SD) frequency of angina (per month) 31.8 (42)
NYHA classification  
   I 1 (2)
   II 23 (46)
   III 26 (52)
Q-wave from ECG 22 (44)
Coronary angiogram  
   2-vessel disease 9 (18)
   At least 3-vessel disease 41 (82)
Mean (SD) left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 37.1 (12.8)
  1. NYHA = New York Heart Association