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Table 1 Clinical characteristics in patients with myocardial bridge (MB)

From: A potential protective element of myocardial bridge against severe obstructive atherosclerosis in the whole coronary system

Characteristics Values
Incidence of MB, n/total (%) 578/6774 (8.53%)
Location of MB: LADa, n (%) 571(98.79%)
 LCXb, (%) 4 (0.69%)
 RCAc, (%) 3 (0.52%)
Age (years, mean ± SD) 61.10 ± 9.93
Sex
 Male, n (%) 319 (55.19%)
 Female, n (%) 259 (44.81%)
Hypertension, n (%) 289 (50.00%)
DMd, n (%) 59 (10.21%)
IGTe, n (%) 22 (3.81%)
DM/IGTf, n (%) 81 (14.01%)
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 42 (7.27%)
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease, n (%) 21 (3.63%)
Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 7 (1.21%)
SOCADg, n (%) 66 (11.42%)
  1. aLAD, left anterior descending artery
  2. bLCX, left circumflex
  3. cRCA, right coronary artery
  4. dDM, diabetes mellitus
  5. eIGT, impaired glucose tolerance
  6. fDM/IGT, diabetes mellitus/impaired glucose tolerance
  7. gSOCAD, severe obstructive coronary artery disease requiring treatment with percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting