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Table 1 Absolute values of segmental myocardial contrast replenishment rate, β (s-1)

From: Quantification of resting myocardial blood flow velocity in normal humans using real-time contrast echocardiography. A feasibility study

Scan view Myocardial segment N End-systolic analysis End-diastolic analysis All frames analysis
Apical Four-Chamber Basal septum 20 0.41 ± 0.11 0.63 ± 0.14 0.56 ± 0.17
  Mid septum 20 0.36 ± 0.12 0.46 ± 0.15 0.47 ± 0.16
  Apical septum 20 0.33 ± 0.14 0.43 ± 0.14 0.42 ± 0.18
  Apical lateral 18 0.29 ± 0.10 0.43 ± 0.18 0.30 ± 0.12
  Mid lateral 11 0.27 ± 0.11 0.44 ± 0.18 0.37 ± 0.12
  Basal lateral 9 0.32 ± 0.13 0.55 ± 0.12 0.37 ± 0.14
Apical Two-chamber Basal inferior 14 0.43 ± 0.17 0.59 ± 0.19 0.44 ± 0.12
  Mid inferior 15 0.36 ± 0.09 0.54 ± 0.11 0.46 ± 0.15
  Apical inferior 13 0.35 ± 0.10 0.43 ± 0.14 0.34 ± 0.15
  Apical anterior 6 0.34 ± 0.10 0.45 ± 0.15 0.60 ± 0.29
  Mid anterior 5 0.27 ± 0.18 0.31 ± 0.18 0.21 ± 0.15
  Basal anterior 6 0.24 ± 0.21 0.39 ± 0.11 0.35 ± 0.22
Apical Long-axis Basal inferolat. 7 0.42 ± 0.14 0.69 ± 0.12 0.61 ± 0.17
  Mid inferolat. 11 0.36 ± 0.15 0.52 ± 0.16 0.40 ± 0.18
  Apical inferolat. 13 0.31 ± 0.13 0.42 ± 0.18 0.44 ± 0.16
  Apical anterosept. 18 0.31 ± 0.11 0.48 ± 0.23 0.33 ± 0.15
  Mid anterosept. 15 0.36 ± 0.15 0.41 ± 0.19 0.47 ± 0.11
  Basal anterosept. 12 0.45 ± 0.19 0.58 ± 0.20 0.48 ± 0.16
  1. Values are mean ± 1SD. N = number of study subjects in which myocardial contrast opacification of the current segment was regarded as feasible for quantification.