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Table 1 Initial and final echocardiographic measurements in control (C), diabetes (D), myocardial infarction (I), and diabetes + myocardial infarction (DI) groups.

From: Hyperglycemia can delay left ventricular dysfunction but not autonomic damage after myocardial infarction in rodents

Parameters   C D I DI
Morphometric      
   LV mass (g/kg) Initial 1.02 ± 0.02 0.95 ± 0.01 1.05 ± 0.04 1.04 ± 0.01
  Final 1.11 ± 0.03 0.95 ± 0.02 1.18 ± 0.06# 1.16 ± 0.06
   LVEDD (cm) Initial 0.65 ± 0.01 0.63 ± 0.01 0.75 ± 0.01*† 0.77 ± 0.03*†
  Final 0.71 ± 0.02 0.71 ± 0.02 0.85 ± 0.03*† 0.86 ± 0.03*†
Systolic      
   EF (%) Initial 74 ± 2 80 ± 1 48 ± 3*† 51 ± 3*†
  Final 71 ± 1 61 ± 2# 42 ± 3*† 55 ± 5*‡
   VCF (circ/s) (10-4) Initial 56 ± 3 54 ± 2 38 ± 2* 38 ± 3*
  Final 50 ± 3 38 ± 4#* 34 ± 2* 43 ± 1‡
Diastolic      
   IVRT (ms) Initial 1.81 ± 0.07 1.96 ± 0.05 1.81 ± 0.09 1.94 ± 0.08
  Final 1.79 ± 0.05 2.07 ± 0.07* 2.03 ± 0.05* 2.16 ± 0.15*
   EDT (ms) Initial 1.87 ± 0.11 1.95 ± 0.10 1.97 ± 0.10 1.83 ± 0.09
  Final 1.75 ± 0.07 2.20 ± 0.09#* 2.13 ± 0.09* 2.45 ± 0.25#*
Global Function      
   MPI Initial 0.39 ± 0.01 0.41 ± 0.03 0.46 ± 0.03 0.44 ± 0.03
  Final 0.34 ± 0.03 0.50 ± 0.02* 0.57 ± 0.04* 0.45 ± 0.01*‡
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. LV mass - Left ventricular mass corrected by body weight; LVEDD - Left ventricular end-diameter during diastole; EF - Ejection fraction; VCF - Velocity of circumferential fiber shortening; EDT- Peak E desacceleration time; IVRT- Left ventricular isovolumetric relaxation time; MPI - Myocardial performance index. # p < 0.05 vs. initial evaluation; * p < 0.05 vs. C; † p < 0.05 vs. D; ‡ p < 0.05 vs. I (n = 8 for each group).