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Table 1 Demographic and clinical parameters in patients with breast cancer and a control cohort of women with comparable baseline factors

From: Breast cancer diagnosis is associated with relative left ventricular hypertrophy and elevated endothelin-1 signaling

  Healthy
(n = 17)
Cancer
(n = 28)
P value
Age, years (mean ± SD) 59 ± 10 53 ± 10 0.15
Height, cm (mean ± SD) 166 ± 8 164 ± 6 0.25
Weight, kg (mean ± SD) 75 ± 17 75 ± 19 0.89
Body Surface Area, m2 (mean ± SD) 2.0 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.2 0.81
Ideal Body Surface area, m2 (mean ± SD) 2.0 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.1 0.72
Body Mass Index, kg/ m2 (mean ± SD) 27 ± 6 28 ± 7 0.26
Hypertension (%) 0 0 NA
Diabetes (%) 0 0 NA
Receptor Status, n (%)
 Estrogen receptor/Progesterone receptor NA 26 (93%) NA
 Human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 NA 9 (32%) NA
 Triple negative NA 1 (4%) NA
Laterality of Cancer, n (%)
 Left NA 12 (43%) NA
 Right NA 14 (50%) NA
 Bilateral NA 2 (7%) NA
Pathologic Cancer Stage, n (%)
 1 NA 12 (43%) NA
 2 NA 13 (46%) NA
 3 NA 3 (11%) NA
Heart Rate, beat per minute (mean ± SD) 69 ± 10 80 ± 13 0.006
Systolic Blood Pressure, mmHg (mean ± SD) 126 ± 15 130 ± 15 0.37
Diastolic Blood Pressure, mmHg (mean ± SD) 75 ± 8 72 ± 10 0.32