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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Outcome of catheter ablation of non-reentrant ventricular arrhythmias in patients with and without structural heart disease

 Total (n = 266)SHD (n = 109)No SHD (n = 157)p value (SHD vs. no SHD)
Male gender157 (59)88 (80.7)69 (44.0)< 0.001*
Age, years53.7 ± 16.459.1 ± 14.749.9 ± 16.5< 0.001*
Body mass index, kg/m226.6 ± 4.827.1 ± 4.326.3 ± 5.10.139
LVEF, %56 ± 1049 ± 1160 ± 6< 0.001*
ICD30 (11.3)28 (25.7)2 (1.3)< 0.001*
Hypertension122 (45.9)68 (62.4)54 (34.4)< 0.001*
Diabetes19 (7.1)13 (11.9)6 (3.8)0.015*
Arrhythmias
 VT31 (11.7)21 (19.3)10 (6.4)0.002*
 VT + PVC42 (15.8)20 (18.3)22 (14.0)0.396
 PVC193 (72.6)68 (62.4)125 (79.6)0.003*
 Acute success246 (92.5)98 (89.9)148 (94.3)0.238
  1. LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, ICD implantable cardioverter–defibrillator, PVC premature ventricular contraction, SHD structural heart disease, VT ventricular tachycardia
  2. Values are n (%) or mean ± standard deviation. *p <0.05 was considered statistically significant