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Table 2 Demographics and baseline characteristics: Subgroup Analysis according to aetiology of CHF.

From: Epicardial adipose tissue in patients with heart failure

  ICM
n = 36
DCM
n = 30
p-value
Age 66 ± 9 58 ± 14 0.01
Male Sex 31/36 (86%) 23/30 (77%) 0.36
Body weight (kg) 76 ± 13 85 ± 18 0.02
BSA (m2) 1.9 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.3 0.06
BMI (kg/m2) 26 ± 4 28 ± 5 0.02
NYHA functional class    
   I 0 0 -
   II 2/36 5/30 0.99
   III/IVI 34/36 25/30 0.56
  1. Data are presented as the mean value ± SD. BSA: body surface area, BMI: body mass index, CHF: chronic heart failure, DCM: dilated cardiomyopathy, ICM: ischemic cardiomyopathy, NYHA: New York Heart Association