Table 2.

Baseline characteristicsa

CharacteristicsFrequency (%)
Demographics
    male51 (57)
    age >6560 (66)
Diagnoses
    acute renal failure50 (55)
    chronic renal insufficiency43 (47)
    history of coronary or peripheral artery disease30 (33)
    congestive heart failure20 (22)
    history of atrial fibrillation18 (20)
    diabetes50 (55)
ECG
    LVH35 (39)
    conduction abnormalities39 (43)
    previous ischemia45 (50)
  • a LVH, left ventricular hypertrophy.