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Table 2 Cardiac functional parameters during surgery and at peak performance upon extracorporeal reperfusion in 4°C and 21°C SOMAH cardioplegia group hearts

From: Cardioplegia at subnormothermia facilitates rapid functional resuscitation of hearts preserved in SOMAH for transplants

Parameters In vivo 4°C hearts 21°C hearts
LV ant wall thickness (cm) 1.48 ± 0.07 1.55 ± 0.06 1.51 ± 0.04
Septal thickness (cm) 1.43 ± 0.12 1.61 ± 0.04 1.49 ± 0.07
Heart rate 98 ± 12 100 ± 10 110 ± 10
LV systolic pressure (mm Hg) 116 ± 8 100 ± 20 110 ± 10
LV diastolic pressure (mm Hg) 68 ± 7 40 ± 10 55 ± 10
Left atrial pressure (mm Hg) <10 0-5 0-5
Cardiac output 3300 ± 400 2500 ± 300 2640 ± 250
Fractional area change (%) >40 42 ± 13 51 ± 4
Ejection fraction (%) 65 ± 5 58 ± 4 66 ± 5
Stroke volume (ml) 29 ± 4 25 ± 2 24 ± 3