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Table 1 Clinical and hemodynamic data

From: Structural and functional changes in maternal left ventricle during pregnancy: a three-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography study

Variable Controls Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3 Postpartum
  - (14.1 ± 1.6)wk (25.5 ± 2.6)wk (37.8 ± 2.4)wk (7.8 ± 2.4)mo
Weight(kg) 58.3 ± 11.4 60.1 ± 9.2 68.2 ± 9.5*†‡§ 72.8 ± 7.0* 61.8.3 ± 13.4
BSA(m2) 1.62 ± 0.13 1.64 ± 0.20 1.66 ± 0.11‡ 1.74 ± 0.10* 1.65 ± 0.15
Heart rate(bpm) 81.1 ± 14.3 82.6 ± 10.4 85.1 ± 17.2 90.1 ± 9.8* 80.3 ± 14.2
SBP(mmHg) 104.2 ± 10.7 103.0 ± 6.7 102.9 ± 8.5 107.6 ± 9.6 110.2 ± 10.3
DBP(mmHg) 64.4 ± 8.0 64.3 ± 4.9 61.3 ± 6.8‡§ 67.2 ± 7.9 68.6 ± 6.0
MBP(mmHg) 79.3 ± 8.5 79.5 ± 5.0 76.5 ± 6.2‡§ 81.7 ± 7.7 83.3 ± 8.1
CI (l · min-1 · m-2) 2.98 ± 0.76 3.01 ± 0.52 3.59 ± 0.79* 4.06 ± 0.72* 3.36 ± 0.72
SVI(ml/m2) 34.58 ± 6.23 34.69 ± 9.60 37.56 ± 8.52 39.03 ± 5.34* 36.56 ± 7.54
  1. Data are given as mean ± SD; BSA indicates body surface area; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; MBP, mean blood pressure; CI, cardiac index; SVI, stroke volume index.
  2. *P < 0.05 vs. Controls; P < 0.05 vs. Trimester 1; P < 0.05 vs. Trimester 3; §P < 0.05 vs. Postpartum.