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Table 2 Left ventricular parameters on CMR

From: Myocardial tissue characterization and strain analysis in healthy pregnant women using cardiovascular magnetic resonance native T1 mapping and feature tracking technique

  Pregnant women
2nd (n = 12) 3rd (n = 12) Postpartum (n = 12) Non-pregnant women (n = 15)
LVSV (mL) 74.0 ± 18.1† 71.1 ± 13.7 66.0 ± 13.1 62.2 ± 9.8
LVSVI (mL/m2) 48.1 ± 10.4 45.3 ± 7.6 43.4 ± 7.9 41.7 ± 6.5
LVCO (L/min) 5.7 ± 1.6*† 5.2 ± 1.2† 4.3 ± 1.1 4.3 ± 0.7
LVCI (L/min/m2) 3.7 ± 0.9*† 3.3 ± 0.7 2.8 ± 0.7 2.9 ± 0.4
LVEF (%) 60.2 ± 8.7 56.7 ± 5.0 57.7 ± 4.5 57.4 ± 4.6
LVEDV (mL) 123 ± 21 126 ± 22† 115 ± 21 108 ± 14
LVEDVI (mL/m2) 79.8 ± 9.8 80.0 ± 11.1 75.0 ± 10.4 73.2 ± 9.3
LVESV (mL) 48.7 ± 13.5 54.5 ± 11.5† 48.6 ± 10.4 46.4 ± 8.3
LVESVI (mL/ m2) 31.7 ± 8.0 34.6 ± 5.8 31.7 ± 4.9 31.4 ± 5.3
LVM (g) 82.6 ± 18.2† 88.7 ± 11.8*† 72.0 ± 9.8 66.3 ± 13.9
LVMI (g/m2) 53.7 ± 10.2† 56.5 ± 6.5*† 47.5 ± 6.0 44.5 ± 8.0
LVM/EDV (g/mL) 0.68 ± 0.13 0.72 ± 0.13 0.65 ± 0.14 0.61 ± 0.14
Heart rate (bpm) 76 ± 8*† 73 ± 7* 64 ± 8 69 ± 9
LV peak strain (%) −19.5 ± 1.8 −19.7 ± 2.2 −19.0 ± 2.0 −19.3 ± 1.9
LV mean wall thickness (mm) 4.8 ± 0.7 5.1 ± 0.5*† 4.5 ± 0.5 4.6 ± 0.6
LV mean wall thickness index (mm/m2) 3.1 ± 0.4 3.2 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.4
  1. 2nd and 3rd Trimesters of pregnancy, BSA Body surface area;
  2. LV Left ventricular, LVM LV mass, SV Stroke volume, CO Cardiac output, EF Ejection fraction,
  3. EDV End-diastolic volume, ESV End-systolic volume
  4. *, P < 0.05 vs. data for postpartum one month; †, P < 0.05 vs. data for non-pregnant women