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Table 2 Left ventricular dimensions and function in the study population

From: Cardiac steatosis and left ventricular function in men with metabolic syndrome

  MetS present (n = 37) MetS absent (n = 38) p
Systolic function and dimensions
 LV ejection fraction (%) 61 ± 6 62 ± 4 0.745
 LV end-systolic volume/Body surface area (mL/ m2) 25 ± 7 32 ± 5 <0.001
 LV stroke volume/Body surface area (mL/m2) 40 ± 8 52 ± 7 <0.001
 LV mass/Body surface area (g/m2) 58 ± 9 62 ± 7 0.190
 LV mass/End-diastolic volume (g/mL) 0.88 (0.66-1.32) 0.73 (0.61-0.90) <0.001
 LV global functional index (%) 41 (24-51) 44 (35-54) <0.001
Diastolic function and dimensions
 LV end-diastolic volume/Body surface area (mL/m2) 65 ± 13 84 ± 11 <0.001
 Peak filling rate (mL/s) 471 (238-909) 667 (329-1315) 0.002
 Peak filling rate/LV end-diastolic volume (s-1) 3.37 (1.89-5.46) 3.75 (2.63-7.23) 0.023
 LV early diastole (%) 68 ± 9 78 ± 8 0.001
  1. Data are expressed as means (± SD) or medians (range). All parameters are adjusted for age. LV, left ventricular.