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Table 1 Heart-failure patients' clinical characteristics and previous drug regimens

From: Mild metabolic acidosis impairs the β-adrenergic response in isolated human failing myocardium

  Sex Age (years) EF (%) PCW (mm Hg) CI (L/min/m2) ACE-I AT1 β-B DIU DIG AMIOD
ICM m 51 20-25 n.a. n.a. + - - + - -
DCM m 41 25 17 2.14 + - + + - -
DCM m 58 5-10 26 2.09 - + + + + -
ICM m 52 15 n.a. n.a. + - + - - -
ICM m 63 20 20 2.24 + - + + - +
DCM f 57 15 n.a. 2.21 - + + + - -
DCM m 32 20 5 2.64 + - + + + -
ICM f 59 23 11 2.21 + - - + - +
  1. ACE-I, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; AMIOD, amiodarone; AT1, AT1-receptor antagonist; β-B, β-blocker; CI, cardiac index; DCM, dilated cardiomyopathy; DIG, digitalis; DIU, diuretic; EF, ejection fraction; ICM, ischemic cardiomyopathy; PCW, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure.