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Table 1 Echocardiographic data of study animals before and after myocardial infarction

From: Noninvasive monitoring of cardiac function in a chronic ischemic heart failure model in the rat: Assessment with tissue Doppler and non-Doppler 2D strain echocardiography

Criteria Before MI
(mean/SD/min/max)
1 months after MI
(mean/SD/min/max)
p-value
LVEF - % 70/6/57/82 40/8/25/50 <0.0001
FS - % 35/5/26/45 17/4/10/22 <0.0001
IVSd - cm 0.2/0.1/0.1/0.2 0.1/0/0.1/0.2 NS
IVSs - cm 0.23/0/0.2/0.3 0.16/0.1/0.1/0.3 <0.01
LVIDd - cm 0.7/0.1/0.5/0.8 0.9/0.1/0.7/1.0 <0.0001
LVIDs - cm 0.4/0.1/0.3/0.5 0.7/0.1/0.6/0.9 <0.0001
LVPWd - cm 0.2/0/0.2/0.3 0.2/0/0.1/0.3 NS
LVPWs - cm 0.2/0/0.2/0.3 0.3/0/0.2/0.3 NS
V ant. sys. - cm/s 0.79/0.25/0.42/1.27 0.18/0.19/0.04/0.74 <0.0001
V post. sys. - cm/s 2.38/0.43/1.53/3.20 1.76/0.44/0.83/2.50 <0.001
2-D-strain ant.sept.- % 17.3/5.2/10.1/26.4 4.6/3.0/1.0/12.1 <0.0001
2-D-strain ant. - % 18.9/5.9/8.5/31.1 5.6/2.5/0.3/9.0 <0.0001
2-D-strain lat. - % 21.4/4.9/11.4/29.7 8.1/3.5/2.3/13.6 <0.0001
2-D-strain post. - % 19.3/5.2/8.7/31.2 15.4/5.5/7.0/24.3 <0,01
2-D-strain inf. - % 19.2/7.9/4.7/36.3 17.8/7.9/5.2/38.0 NS
2-D-strain sept. - % 18.2/6.6/7.2/33.5 7.0/5.9/0.6/28.3 <0,001