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Table 2 Cardiac geometry, ejection fraction and remodeling, mean ± SD or N(%)

From: Ambulatory systolic blood pressure and obesity are independently associated with left ventricular hypertrophic remodeling in children

  Obese/Overweight
n = 31
Healthy
n = 37
p, age adjusted
LV geometry and function
 LV mass index (g/m2.7) 27 ± 4 22 ± 3 <0.001
 LV end-diastolic volume (mL) 137 ± 29 125 ± 36 0.07
 LV end-systolic volume (mL) 51 ± 14 48 ± 15 0.25
 LV mass/volume ratio 0.69 ± 0.10 0.61 ± 0.06 <0.001
 LV mean thickness (mm) 5.6 ± 0.9 4.9 ± 0.7 <0.001
 LV ejection fraction (%) 63 ± 4 62 ± 4 0.44
LV remodeling
 LV hypertrophy score 1.1 ± 2.2 −0.96 ± 1.1 <0.001
 LV remodeling types*    <0.001
 Normal geometry 15 (49) 31 (84)  
 Concentric remodeling 1 (3) 3 (8)  
 Eccentric hypertrophy 4 (13) 2 (5)  
 Concentric hypertrophy 11 (35) 1 (3)  
RV geometry and function
 RV mass index (g/m2.7) 7.9 ± 1.2 6.5 ± 1.0 <0.001
 RV end-diastolic volume (mL) 151 ± 37 141 ± 42 0.20
 RV end-systolic volume (mL) 59 ± 18 55 ± 20 0.37
 RV ejection fraction (%) 61 ± 6 61 ± 4 0.94
  1. LV left ventricular, RV right ventricular
  2. *p value for LV remodeling types is not adjusted for age