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Table 4 Comparison of Preoperative and Midterm Postoperative Echocardiographic Parameters

From: Early results after surgical treatment of left Ventricular Aneurysm

Variable Liner repair Endoventricular circularpatch plasty repair pValue
  (n= 26) (n= 35)  
Ejection fraction    
Preoperative 40% ± 11% 32% ± 12% <0.001
Postoperative 46% ± 12% 38% ± 14% <0.001
LVED (mm)    
Preoperative 62 ± 12 69 ± 11 <0.05
Postoperative 58± 10 67 ± 11 <0.05
LVES (mm)    
Preoperative 50 ± 12 52 ± 10 <0.05
Postoperative 46 ± 7 48 ± 9 <0.05
  1. LVED left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, LVES left ventricular end-systolic dimension.