Table 1

Participant characteristics

Healthy volunteersPatients with transplant
Number910
Female61*
Age (years)52 (45.5–61.5)60 (52.75–64.5)
Time since transplantation (months)59 (19–159)
Body mass Index (kg/m2)22.9 (20.1–26.9)25.9 (24.0–27.9)
Left ventricular end-diastolic volume (mL/m2)80.9±10.462.9±15.5**
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%)63.6±4.965.0±7.1
Blood tests
 White cell count (×109/L)6.5±1.56.1±2.5
 C reactive protein (mg/L)1.9±2.02.1±2.1
 Plasma troponin (ng/L)3.1±2.814.1±20.9*
  • Mean±SD or median (IQR).

  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01 (compared with volunteers).