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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical variables.

From: Evaluation of 17-mm St. Jude Medical Regent prosthetic aortic heart valves by rest and dobutamine stress echocardiography

Variables N° (%)
Females/males 17/2
Mean age (years) 69.2 ± 7.3
Mean Body Surface Area (m2) 1.68 ± 0.2
Mean Body Mass Index (Kg/m2) 24.6 ± 7.5
Diabetes 4 (21)
Coronary Artery Disease history 4 (21)
Hypertension 8 (42)
Hypothyroidism 2 (10.5)
Smoking history 5 (26.3)
Previous Transient Ischemic Attack 4 (21)
Previous carotid endarterectomy 1 (5.2)
Peripheral vascular disease 2 (10.5)
Atrial fibrillation 1 (5.2)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 4 (21)
Mean New York Heart Association Functional class 2.75 ± 0.86
Mean Canadian cardiovascular Class 1.63 ± 0.72
Left ventricular ejection fraction <35% 1 (5.2)
Mitral valve disease 5 (26.3)