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Table 3 Right 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 (n = 12)
2nd (n = 12) 3rd (n = 12) Postpartum (n = 12) Non-pregnant women (n = 15)
RVSV (mL) 80.8 ± 13.5 78.8 ± 12.2 75.8. ± 13.1 71.1 ± 10.3
RVSVI (mL/m2) 52.6 ± 6.8 50.5 ± 4.7 49.7 ± 6.8 47.5 ± 5.4
RVCO (L/min) 6.2 ± 1.3*† 5.7 ± 1.1† 4.9 ± 0.9 4.8 ± 0.6
RVCI (L/min/m2) 4.0 ± 0.7*† 3.6 ± 0.6† 3.2 ± 0.5 3.2 ± 0.3
RVEF (%) 60.3 ± 3.8† 60.2 ± 3.9† 59.3 ± 6.3 56.2 ± 5.2
RVEDV (mL) 133 ± 19 129 ± 18 126 ± 20 126 ± 18
RVEDVI (mL/m2) 86.3 ± 9.7 82.2 ± 8.3 82.9 ± 10.2 84.2 ± 9.5
RVESV (mL) 53.3 ± 9.7 52.3 ± 10.0 50.5 ± 11.4 55.0 ± 12.5
RLVESVI (mL/ m2) 34.7 ± 5.3 33.3 ± 5.5 33.2 ± 6.7 36.8 ± 7.8
RV peak strain (%) −28.0 ± 3.1 −25.6 ± 3.4 −25.7 ± 3.9 −26.0 ± 5.0
  1. 2nd and 3rd Trimesters of pregnancy, BSA Body surface area,
  2. RV Right ventricular, SV Stroke volume, CO Cardiac output, EF Ejection fraction,
  3. EDV End-diastolic volume, ESV End-systolic volume; *, P < 0.05 vs. data for postpartum 1 month;
  4. †, P < 0.05 vs. data for non-pregnant women