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Table 1 Children with obesity have cardiac remodeling and dysfunction

From: Children with obesity have cardiac remodeling and dysfunction: a cine DENSE magnetic resonance imaging study

  Obese, n = 16 Healthy, n = 15 p value
Left Ventricular Mass Index (g/m^2.7) 29 ± 4 22 ± 3 *<0.001
Average Left Ventricular Thickness (mm) 6 ± 0.8 5.3 ± 0.8 *0.013
E/A Ratio 2.2 ± 0.9 3.3 ± 1.2 *0.01
Ejection Fraction (%) 58 ± 6 54.8 ± 6 0.19
End Diastolic Volume (mL) 132 ± 30 144 ± 35 0.34
End Systolic Volume (mL) 56 ± 14 65 ± 17 0.14
Peak Radial Strain (%) 33.5 ± 9 28.6 ± 12 0.22
Peak Circumferential Strain (%) 17.8 ± 2 18.3 ± 2 0.51
Peak Longitudinal Strain (%) 12.7 ± 3 14.6 ± 1 *0.03
Torsion (°/cm) 4 ± 1 3.6 ± 2 0.26
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 115 ± 10 105 ± 8 *0.007
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 75 ± 7 68 ± 5 *0.005
Mean Arterial Pressure (mmHg) 88 ± 7 80 ± 5 *0.002
Subcutaneous Fat (% of body cavity) 60 ± 8 30 ± 13 *<0.001
Visceral Fat (% of visceral cavity) 34 ± 9 15 ± 8 *<0.001
Epicardial Fat mm^2 1219 ± 653 532 ± 316 *0.002
  1. * denotes p < 0.05