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Table 1 Baseline clinical and CMR findings

From: Assessment of myocardial oxygenation in patients with severe aortic stenosis before and after aortic valve replacement: an oxygenation-sensitive CMR study

  Severe AS (n = 22) Normal controls (n = 15) P value
Age (years) 67 ± 9 63 ± 4 0.09
Male, n (%) 15 (68) 8 (53) 0.34
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27 ± 4 26 ± 3 0.38
BOLD signal intensity change (%) 4.8 ± 9.6 18.2 ± 11.6 0.001
Myocardial perfusion reserve index 1.0 ± 0.3 1.7 ± 0.3 < 0.001
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 74 ± 6 69 ± 4 0.01
Left ventricular end-diastolic volume (ml) 148 ± 46 142 ± 32 0.65
Left ventricular end-systolic volume (ml) 40 ± 20 44 ± 12 0.43
Left ventricular wall thickness (mm) 17 ± 3 10 ± 1 < 0.001
Left ventricular mass index (g/m2) 99 ± 38 56 ± 13 < 0.001
Aortic valve area (cm2) 0.84 ± 0.10 - -
LGE present, n (%) 16 (73) 0 (0) -
LGE volume when positive (%) 17.6 ± 13.8 - -
  1. Values are mean SD or percentages. BOLD, blood oxygen level dependent; LGE, late gadolinium enhancement.