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Table 1 CMR parameters before and after surgery and at follow-up

From: Hemodynamic impact of surgical correction of pectus excavatum - a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

  Pre-op Post-op Pre-op vs. post-op P= Follow-up (n=17) Pre-op vs. follow-up P=
LV-ejection fraction (%) 59.0±5.1 62.5±3.4 <0.001 61.3±3.7 <0.001
RV-ejection fraction (%) 47.0±5.3 51.3±5.9 <0.001 50.1±3.9 <0.001
LV-EDV (ml) 158.5±32.5 161.2±34.1 ns 155.4±30.1 ns
RV-EDV (ml) 203.6±38.7 195.3±41.9 0.047 189.1±32.9 <0.001
LV-SV (ml) 86.0±16.6 92.4±15.0 0.006 89.7±14.8 ns
RV-SV (ml) 90.6±18.8 99.9±20.5 0.001 93.9±13.7 ns
Heart rate (bpm) 77.1±12.3 76.6±12.9 ns 72.3±11.8 ns
  1. legends: ns: not significant, LV: left ventricular, RV: right ventricular, EDV: enddiastolic volume, SV: stroke volume, bpm: beats per minute.