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Table 1 Changes in LVEF, LVEDV, and LVESV in Groups 1 and 2 before and after CME

From: Left ventricular remodeling with preserved function after coronary microembolization: the effect of methylprednisolone

  Baseline 6 h One week
LVEF    
Group 1 0.48 ± 0.06 0.39 ± 0.06a 0.46 ± 0.05
Group 2 0.47 ± 0.04 0.44 ± 0.04 0.48 ± 0.03
LVEDV (mL)    
Group 1 40.4 ± 3.1 40.8 ± 3.0 48.5 ± 4.0a
Group 2 38.0 ± 4.7 39.0 ± 6.6 37.4 ± 5.4
LVESV (mL)    
Group 1 21.0 ± 1.9 24.7 ± 1.8 26.2 ± 3.2a
Group 2 20.2 ± 2.4 21.8 ± 3.4 19.4 ± 2.3
  1. Group 1: coronary microembolization with 120,000 microspheres.
  2. Group 2: coronary microembolization with 120,000 microspheres and pretreatment with methylprednisolone.
  3. LVEF: left ventricular ejection fraction; LVEDV: left ventricular end dilatolic volume; LVESV: left ventricular systolic volume.
  4. aCompared with baseline P <0.01.