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Table 2 LV-function determined by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

From: Cardiac remodeling and myocardial dysfunction in obese spontaneously hypertensive rats

  Controls (1) SHR-lean (2) SHR-ob (3) p-values   
  (n = 10) (n = 8) (n = 8) (1) vs. (2) (1) vs. (3) (2) vs. (3)
Heart rate [1/min] 359 ± 13 354 ± 8 346 ± 12 0.2722 0.0710 0.1824
Ejection fraction [%] 59.6 ± 3.3 54.4 ± 2.4 46.2 ± 3.9 0.0722 0.0071 0.1824
ED volume index [μL] 636 ± 26 620 ± 20 651 ± 29 0.0823 0.0629 0.0332
ES volume index [μL] 257 ± 15 282 ± 9 353 ± 35 0.0487 0.0002 0.0092
Stroke volume index [μL] 379 ± 19 338 ± 16 298 ± 22 0.0792 0.0009 0.0029
Cardiac index [ml/min] 135 ± 12 120 ± 8 103 ± 13 0.3315 0.0021 0.0291
  1. Data are presented in means ± SEM: LV: left ventricular, bpm: beats per minute; ED: enddiastolic; ES: endsystolic.
  2. ED and ES Volume, Stroke volume was normalized on individual tibia length/tibia length of SHR-ratio (Index).