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From: Mild hypothermia delays the development of stone heart from untreated sustained ventricular fibrillation - a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

  Hypothermia (n = 8) Normothermia (n = 6)
Time (min) LV (ml) RV (ml) LV (ml) RV (ml)
0 40 ± 3 46 ± 3 40 ± 5 51 ± 5
5 45 ± 3* 62 ± 5 48 ± 3 67 ± 4
10 46 ± 4 62 ± 5 47 ± 3 65 ± 4
15 44 ± 4 62 ± 6 47 ± 2 65 ± 3
20 43 ± 5 60 ± 6 46 ± 2 62 ± 3
25 40 ± 8 58 ± 6 33 ± 7 59 ± 3
30 40 ± 6* 56 ± 6 12 ± 1 51 ± 2
35 36 ± 8* 50 ± 8 --------- ---------
40 31 ± 5* 49 ± 7 --------- ---------
45 19 ± 3* 41 ± 4 --------- ---------
50 14 ± 2* 37 ± 4 --------- ---------
55 12 ± 2 34 ± 4 --------- ---------
60 12 ± 2 34 ± 4 --------- ---------
  1. Changes in ventricular dimensions during normal sinus rhythm and during VF in both normothermia and mild hypothermia groups. Data are mean ± SE, *p < 0.05 hypothermia vs normothermia.