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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Static CT myocardial perfusion imaging: image quality, artifacts including distribution and diagnostic performance compared to 82Rb PET

Characteristic Value
n 44
BMI 30.8 (± 6.7)
Age 61.7 (± 10.9)
Male/female 23 (52)/21 (48)
Past medical history of CAD:  
 Previous MI 10 (23)
 Previous PCI 10 (23)
 Previous CABG 3 (7)
Smoking history 33 (75)
Diabetes 17 (39)
 IDDM 4 (9)
 NIDDM 13 (30)
Hypertension 35 (80)
Hyperlipidemia 36 (82)
Family History of CAD 24 (55)
Asymptomatic 9 (20)
New Chest Pain  
 Typical 10 (23)
 Atypical 12 (27)
Dyspnea 26 (59)
Palpitations 16 (36)
CCS class  
 0 18 (41)
 1 13(30)
 2 4(9)
 3 2(5)
 4 7(16)
NYHA Class  
 0 15(34)
 1 13(30)
 2 8(18)
 3 1(2)
 4 7(16)
  1. Quantitative variables expressed as mean and ± standard deviation; categorical variables expressed as frequencies (percentages)
  2. BM, body mass index; CAD coronary artery disease; MI myocardial infarct; PCI percutaneous coronary intervention; CABG coronary artery bypass graft surgery; IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; NIDDM noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus; CCS Canadian Cardiovascular Society grading scale of angina; NYHA New York Heart Association functional classification