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Table 1 Basic characteristics

From: Left ventricular torsion shear angle volume analysis in patients with hypertension: a global approach for LV diastolic function

  Control HTN
  (n = 40) (n = 60)
Age, years 42 ± 13 55 ± 12*
Age range, years 20-69 26-76
Males,% 52 52
SBP, mmHg 118 ± 14 144 ± 16*
DBP, mmHg 74 ± 11 88 ± 13*
HR, beats/minute 71 ± 13 68 ± 12
Duration of HTN, years 0 17 ± 10
Number of anti-HTN medications 0 4 ± 1
Beta blocker (%) 0 75
ACE-I (%) 0 62
ARB (%) 0 53
CCB (%) 0 68
Diuretic (%) 0 92
Other (%) 0 37
BUN, mg/dl 11.73 ± 3.69 13.04 ± 6.19
Creatinine, mg/dl 0.94 ± 0.19 1.05 ± 0.26*
  1. Values are n or mean ± SD; HTN: hypertension; BSA: body surface area; SBP: systolic blood pressure measured at the time of CMR; DBP: diastolic blood pressure measured at the time of CMR; HR: heart rate; ACE-I: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB: Angiotensin receptor blocker; CCB: Calcium channel blocker; BUN: Blood urea nitrogen; * = significantly different from Control.