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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Quantitative pixel-wise measurement of myocardial blood flow: The impact of surface coil-related field inhomogeneity and a comparison of methods for its correction

  CAD patients n = 18 Healthy volunteers n = 8
Male 11 (61%) 7 (88%)
Age 58 ± 12 24 ± 10
Hypertension 12 (67%) -
Hyperlipidemia 15 (83%) -
Diabetes 4 (22%) -
Smoker (ex-, current) 8 (44%), 2 (11%) -
PCI 4 (22%) -
CABG 1 (6%) -
MI 3 (17%) -
Extent of CAD   
 1 vessel 10 (56%) -
 2 vessel 8 (44%) -
Distribution of CAD   
 LAD 14 (78%) -
 Cx 3 (17%) -
 RCA 9 (50%) -
  1. PCI indicates percutaneous coronary intervention; CABG coronary artery bypass surgery; MI previous history of myocardial infarction, CAD significant coronary artery disease; LAD left anterior descending coronary artery; Cx circumflex coronary artery; RCA right coronary artery.