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Table 2 Standard Doppler echocardiographic and CFR analysis

From: Transthoracic coronary flow reserve and dobutamine derived myocardial function: a 6-month evaluation after successful coronary angioplasty

Variable Normal Perfusion Perfusion Defect P
Septal wall thickness (mm) 10.1 ± 1.4 11.2 ± 0.4 <0.02
Posterior wall thickness (mm) 10.2 ± 1.4 10.6 ± 0.5 NS
LV internal diastolic diameter (mm) 54.7 ± 2.6 56.7 ± 3.5 NS
LV internal systolic diameter (mm) 39.2 ± 2.8 39.6 ± 2.9 NS
2-D Ejection Fraction (%) 54.8 ± 6.0 54.9 ± 3.4 NS
LV mass index (g/m 2.7) 49.6 ± 10.7 57.9 ± 8.0 <0.05
  1. LV = left ventricular