Variable Patients (n=45) Controls (n=46) P Value
Heart rate: 73.5±15.5 71.6±11.1 0.62
LV ejection fraction 38.5±8.9 63.0±5.5 <0.0001
LV stroke volume 87.0±20.9 96.6±9.4 0.03
LV end-diastolic volume, ml 229.6±68.7 155.6±40.4 <0.0001
LV-end-systolic volume, ml 144.2±62.7 60.3±25.6 <0.0001
LV end-diastolic diameter, mm 62.9±6.3 52.1±3.8 <0.0001
Cardiac output, L/min 6.1±1.6 6.9±1.5 0.02

LV indicates left ventricular. Values are expressed as mean± standard deviation
Table 2: Magnetic Resonance Functional Measurements in Patients and Controls.