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Table 6 Number of myocardial segments with post systolic strain (PSS)

From: Hyperinsulinemia improves ischemic LV function in insulin resistant subjects

  Insulin Sensitive Insulin Resistant
Baseline PSS Control Clamp p Control Clamp p
Ischemic 21 (25) 27 (32) ns 36 (31) 44 (38) ns
Non-ischemic 30 (28) 31 (29) ns 24 (32) 22 (30) ns
New PSS at Peak Stress
Ischemic 31 (48) 26 (45) ns 40 (49) 34 (47) ns
Non-ischemic 40 (52) 30 (39) ns 20 (39) 22 (42) ns
New PSS in Recovery
Ischemic 21 (33) 16 (28) ns 30 (37) 15 (21) 0.03
Non-ischemic 29 (38) 25 (33) ns 11 (22) 6 (12) ns
  1. Data shown is n (%). Ns = not significant.