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Table 4 Global and regional responses to inotropic stimulation in the BB 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 value
Δ EDV (ml) -5 ± 22 -12 ± 20 0.1508
Δ ESV (ml) -20 ± 26 -33 ± 17 0.0136
Δ EF (units) 6 ± 6 8.9 ± 6 0.0323
Δ bsv (cm/s) 1.30 ± 1.17 1.12 ± 1.44 0.7709
Δ msv (cm/s) 1.20 ± 1.24 0.38 ± 1.2 0.0682
Δ blv (cm/s) 0.09 ± 4.99 1.50 ± 1.09 0.3171
Δ mlv (cm/s) 0.17 ± 3.28 1.85 ± 1.65 0.1876
Δ biv (cm/s) 1.81 ± 2.1 1.07 ± 1.74 0.1759
Δ miv (cm/s) 1.56 ± 1.58 1.15 ± 1.18 0.3251
Δ bav (cm/s) 0.65 ± 2.46 1.61 ± 1.38 0.1954
Δ mav (cm/s) 0.06 ± 2.62 1.15 ± 1.66 0.2862
  1. Δ = difference between stress and baseline values; other abbreviations as in Table 1.