Groups

Parameters

Control

Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin + stem cells

Doxorubicin + C. sinensis

Radial Strain

 

 

 

 

Velocity (cm/s)

1.95(0.4)

1.02(0.4)*

1.94(0.6)†

1.08(0.2)*

Displacement (mm)

0.90(0.2)

0.49(0.2)*

0.80(0.2)†

0.51(0.2)*

Strain (%)

21.7(2.8)

13.0(7.3)

33.3(25.4)

11.0(4.2)

Strain rate (1/s)

5.7(0.5)

3.9(0.5)

5.9(2.3)

3.7(0.3)

M-mode

 

 

 

 

Ejection fraction (%)

70.7(3.9)

60.8(13.0)

73.6(1.9)

63.6(4.1)

Fractional shortening (%)

41.6(2.7)

33.4(9.2)

43.6(1.6)

35.2(3.5)

* p < 0.05 vs. Control; † p < 0.05 vs. Doxorubicin
Table 2: Strain and M-mode echocardiography parameters for ventricular function [mean (standard deviation)] obtained from Wistar rats by the end of the experimental period.