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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics and Exercise Capacity

From: Skeletal muscle ATP kinetics during exercise in patients with systolic heart failure

  Healthy (n=11) SHF (n=14)
Age (yrs) 41.5 ± 11.1 50.8 ± 9.5*
Male % 82 71
BMI 25 ± 2.7 31 ± 6.0 ¶
NYHA Class ----- 1.9 ± 0.7
LVEF (%) ----- 24 ± 9
Peak VO2 (ml/kg/min) 27.6 ± 2.3 18.7 ± 6.0 ¶
6MWD (ft) 1683 ± 258 1156 ± 246 ¶
  1. BMI- body mass index; 6MWD-six minute walk distance, mean±SD * p <0.05; ¶ p< 0.01 compared to healthy