Aortic stenosis(n = 20) | Normal controls(n = 15) | p Value* | |
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METS, metabolic equivalents. | |||

Results are means (SD). | |||

*For continuous variable, two-sample t test used and for categorical variable, χ^{2} test or fisher exact test where appropriate. | |||

†Mann–Whitney U test used where variables not normally distributed. | |||

Treadmill exercise results | |||

Exercise time, min | 8.9 (3.2) | 11 (2.6) | 0.1 |

Exercise capacity, METS | 9.7 (3.5) | 12.3 (3.1) | 0.09 |

Peak heart rate, beats/min | 134 (20) | 154 (12) | 0.002 |

Heart rate 1 min after exercise, beats/min | 109 (18) | 123 (13) | 0.1 |

Peak systolic blood pressure, mm Hg | 158 (26) | 184 (16) | 0.04 |

Increase in systolic blood pressure with exercise, mm Hg | 17 (26) | 49 (16) | 0.001 |

ST depression ⩾2 mm, n | 6 | 2 | 0.2 |

Angina, n | 0 | 0 | — |