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Table 1 Obesity increases left ventricular mass with preservation of volumes and ejection fractions in mice

From: Obesity reduces left ventricular strains, torsion, and synchrony in mouse models: a cine displacement encoding with stimulated echoes (DENSE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

  Low-fat diet High-fat diet Change due to high-fat diet p value
Left ventricular mass (mg) 100 ± 8 115 ± 8 +15% 0.032
Left ventricular end-diastolic volume (μL) 61 ± 8 58 ± 5 −6% 0.548
Left ventricular end-systolic volume (μL) 25 ± 5 21 ± 3 −16% 0.222
Left ventricular mass to end-diastolic volume ratio (mg/μL) 1.6 ± 0.3 2 ± 0.2 +22% 0.032
Left ventricular ejection fraction (%) 59 ± 3 64 ± 3 +7% 0.056
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation, n = 5 in each group.