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Table 2 In vivo measurements of cardiac perfusion and viability in infarcted rat hearts (n = 14) at 2 and 8 days after infarction

From: First-pass perfusion CMR two days after infarction predicts severity of functional impairment six weeks later in the rat heart

  2 days 8 days
Perfusion delay (s) 3.57 ± 0.71 3.51 ± 0.58
LGE-CMR % perimeter 18 ± 3 15 ± 3
LGE-CMR % volume 19 ± 3 10 ± 2#
LGE-CMR volume (μl) 100 ± 18 56 ± 11#
  1. #p < 0.01 compared with 2 days.