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Table 1

From: Increased extracellular volume and altered mechanics are associated with left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive heart disease, not hypertension alone

  Age-matched controls (n = 21) Hypertensive Non-LVH (n = 12) Hypertensive LVH (n = 21)
Sex 15 females; 6 males 6 females; 6 males 13 females; 8 males
Age (yrs) 52 ± 9 60 ± 14 55 ± 11
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 120 ± 16 136 ± 13^ 156 ± 21*^
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 69 ± 10 77 ± 12 88 ± 14^
Heart Rate 72 ± 12 72 ± 12 73 ± 16
Number of HTN meds 0 2.0 ± 1.3^ 3.0 ± 1.5^
LV Mass (g) 75 ± 20 85 ± 23 147 ± 40*^
LVMI 41 ± 8 41 ± 9 71 ± 16*^
Partition Coefficient 0.43 ± 0.02 0.45 ± 0.02 0.48 ± 0.04*^
Volume of Distribution 0.26 ± 0.02 0.26 ± 0.02 0.28 ± 0.02*^
Mid-CircumferentialStrain -0.17 ± 0.03 -0.16 ± 0.03 -0.12 ± 0.02*^
  1. [* = p < 0.05 vs. Non-LVH groups. ^ = p < 0.05 vs. controls.]