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Table 2 LV–function parameters measured at baseline and after 4 weeks with FDG-PET

From: Left ventricular functional assessment in murine models of ischemic and dilated cardiomyopathy using [18 F]FDG-PET: comparison with cardiac MRI and monitoring erythropoietin therapy

EPO (N = 6) Baseline Follow-up P Saline (N = 5) Baseline Follow-up P
EDV 47 ± 7 49 ± 9 0.371 EDV 40 ± 9 52 ± 15 0.031
ESV 22 ± 8 26 ± 10 0.012 ESV 20 ± 10 29 ± 16 0.078
SV 25 ± 2 23 ± 5 0.462 SV 20 ± 3 23 ± 1 0.064
EF 55 ± 11 48 ± 12 0.020 EF 51 ± 13 47 ± 11 0.345
  1. Values are presented as mean and standard deviation, along with the corresponding p values (Student's t test).