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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients.

From: Altered Oxido-Reductive State in the Diabetic Heart: Loss of Cardioprotection due to Protein Disulfide Isomerase

  Nondiabetic patients Diabetic patients
Number of patients 8 7
Age (years) 60 ± 7 59 ± 8
M/F 4/4 4/3
Diabetes duration (years) 18 ± 7
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26 ± 0.6 28 ± 0.9
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 119 ± 6 121 ± 12
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80 ± 8 81 ± 9
Heart rate (bpm) 71 ± 3 75 ± 4
Smokers [n (%)] 6 (75) 5 (71)
Angina pectoris [n (%)] 4 (50) 4 (57)
Hypertension [n (%)] 3 (37) 2 (28)
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 38.6 ± 6.6 33.8 ± 7.6
Left main coronary artery stenosis [n (%)] 4 (50) 4 (58)
Stenosis of left anterior descending artery   
and left circumflex artery [n (%)] 4 (50) 3 (42)