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Table 4 M-Mode parameters of the LV (parasternal short-axis view) measured in normal (n = 20) and diabetic rats (n = 20) after six months at rest and after dypiridamole infusion (DIP).

From: Effect of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on myocardial blood flow reserve assessed by myocardial contrast echocardiography in rats

  Normal Rest Diabetes Rest Normal DIP Diabetes DIP
Anterior wall diastole (cm) 0.21 ± 0.04 0.19 ± 0.04 0.21 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.02
Inferior wall diastole (cm) 0.21 ± 0.03 0.14 ± 0.03* 0.2 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.02
Anterior wall thickening (%) 49 ± 17 47 ± 15 58 ± 16 56 ± 16
Inferior wall thickening (%) 48 ± 16 46 ± 14 48 ± 12 49 ± 17
LV enddiastolic diameter (cm) 0.83 ± 0.09 0.88 ± 0.05 0.81 ± 0.07 0.85 ± 0.05
LV endsystolic diameter (cm) 0.47 ± 0.08 0.52 ± 0.05 0.48 ± 0.06 0.51 ± 0.05
LV enddiastolic volume (ml) 1.24 ± 0.3 1.49 ± 0.2 1.12 ± 0.3 1.30 ± 0.22
LV endsystolic volume (ml) 0.29 ± 0.12 0.34 ± 0.08 0.24 ± 0.08 0.28 ± 0.06
Fractional shortening (%) 41.42 ± 4.40 41.19 ± 3.92 40.4 ± 2.94 40.47 ± 3.48
LV ejectionfraction (%) 75.22 ± 4.93 74.86 ± 4.21 78.69 ± 3.01 78.71 ± 3.41
Left ventricular mass (g) 1.35 ± 0.21 1.22 ± 0.28 1.34 ± 0.17 1.23 ± 0.22
  1. * indicates p < 0.05