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Table 5 Cardiac function parameters measured by echocardiography before interventions and after 3 days of reperfusion

From: In vivo MRI and ex vivo histological assessment of the cardioprotection induced by ischemic preconditioning, postconditioning and remote conditioning in a closed-chest porcine model of reperfused acute myocardial infarction: importance of microvasculature

  Isch IPostC RIC
Baseline 3 days Baseline 3 days Baseline 3 days
LV EDDI (mm/kg) 1.50 ± 0.09 1.47 ± 0.14 1.55 ± 0.08 1.59 ± 0.10 1.44 ± 0.05 1.47 ± 0.03
LV ESDI (mm/kg) 1.07 ± 0.11 1.05 ± 0.11 1.12 ± 0.09 1.08 ± 0.07 1.00 ± 0.04 0.99 ± 0.04
LV FS (%) 29.07 ± 3.92 28.50 ± 2.70 28.10 ± 3.16 31.38 ± 2.26 30.33 ± 2.05 32.93 ± 2.21
LV EF (%) 54.93 ± 5.53 54.67 ± 3.87 54.14 ± 4.49 59.48 ± 2.76 57.67 ± 2.99 61.04 ± 3.07
LV EDVI (mL/kg) 3.04 ± 0.30 3.29 ± 0.31 3.24 ± 0.29 3.59 ± 0.44 2.74 ± 0.16 3.05 ± 0.11
LV ESVI (mL/kg) 1.44 ± 0.28 1.48 ± 0.16 1.56 ± 0.24 1.41 ± 0.18 1.25 ± 0.15 1.19 ± 0.10
LV SVI (mL/kg) 1.59 ± 0.11 1.62 ± 0.29 1.68 ± 0.14 2.18 ± 0.31 1.66 ± 0.14 1.86 ± 0.12
LV DMI (g/kg) 4.43 ± 0.29 3.53 ± 0.45 3.99 ± 0.43 4.12 ± 0.44 4.16 ± 0.31 4.03 ± 0.26
LV SMI (g/kg) 4.31 ± 0.25 3.94 ± 0.35 3.96 ± 0.36 4.36 ± 0.44 3.66 ± 0.30 4.19 ± 0.23
  1. n = 7–9/group
  2. LV left ventricle, EDDI end-diastolic diameter index, ESDI end-systolic diameter index, FS fractional shortening, EF ejection fraction, EDVI end-diastolic volume index, ESVI end-systolic volume index, SVI stroke volume index, DMI diastolic mass index, SMI systolic mass index