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Table 3 Global and regional responses to inotropic stimulation in the noBB Group

From: Enoximone echocardiography: a novel test to evaluate left ventricular contractile reserve in patients with heart failure on chronic beta-blocker therapy

  Dobutamine Enoximone p
Δ EDV (ml) -23 ± 20 -18 ± 25 0.5688
Δ ESV (ml) -35 ± 24 -30 ± 13 0.4791
Δ EF (units) 9.0 ± 5 8.7 ± 4 0.8583
Δ bsv (cm/s) 1.75 ± 2.13 1.26 ± 1.72 0.6377
Δ msv (cm/s) 1.11 ± 2.67 1.54 ± 1.76 0.6340
Δ blv (cm/s) 2.98 ± 3.31 1.46 ± 2.01 0.1780
Δ mlv (cm/s) 2.48 ± 1.84 0.97 ± 2.09 0.0320
Δ biv (cm/s) 2.17 ± 2.21 0.92 ± 0.79 0.0561
Δ miv (cm/s) 1.31 ± 3.34 0.84 ± 0.75 0.6420
Δ bav (cm/s) 3.81 ± 2.53 0.10 ± 3.17 0.0174
Δ mav (cm/s) 2.80 ± 2.53 0.0 3 ± 2.17 0.0170
  1. Δ = difference between stress and baseline values; other abbreviations as in Table 1.