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Table 3 Ventricular diameters and shortening indices (mean ± SD) based on mid-ventricle short-axis cine images

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with pectus excavatum compared with normal controls

   Pectus patients Healthy Subjects P-value
Ventricular Diameters during cardiac phases (mm)
RV-SD ED 22.6 ± 7.0 33.6 ± 4.6 < 0.001
  ES 18.9 ± 5.9 26.7 ± 4.3 < 0.002
RV-LD ED 79.1 ± 9.6 73.3 ± 9.0 0.047
  ES 65.4 ± 9.0 63.6 ± 8.9 0.512
LV-SD ED 45.6 ± 5.9 46.6 ± 4.7 0.517
  ES 30.2 ± 4.5 31.67 ± 4.1 0.259
LV-LD ED 54.7 ± 6.4 55.4 ± 3.9 0.618
  ES 35.8 ± 4.8 36.0 ± 4.7 0.857
Myocardial Shortening (%)
RV-SD shortening 14.8 ± 9.3 20.4 ± 8.5 0.043
RV-LD shortening 17.4 ± 5.5 13.4 ± 3.9 0.007
LV-SD shortening 33.6 ± 6.6 32.0 ± 5.9 0.404
LV-LD shortening 34.3 ± 6.7 34.9 ± 6.9 0.766
  1. RV-SD = right ventricle short diameter; RV-LD = right ventricle long diameter; LV-SD = left ventricle short diameter; LV-LD = left ventricle long diameter; ED = end diastole; ES = end systole