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Table 2 Comparing the baseline echocardiographic characteristics between the study groups

From: Effect of minocycline on the left ventricular function following ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Characteristic Control (n=39) Intervention (n=34) P value
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 117.8±17.4 119.1±13.1 0.735
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 72.5 [66.2, 80.5] 76.0 [70.0, 80.0] 0.357
Heart rate, bpm 77±12 72±15 0.144
LVDd 51.6±5.1 49.4±3.8 0.042
LVDs 37.3±6.3 36.5±40.0 0.516
PW 9.2±1.4 9.2±1.6 0.919
IVS 9.3±1.4 9.5±1.7 0.761
LVEDV 86.8±22.2 87.8±22.2 0.852
LVESV 49.3±18.7 49.4±14.7 0.981
LVEDV index 46.1±11.3 44.7±9.6 0.574
LVESV index 26.3±10.0 25.6±7.4 0.642
EF Simpson 44.2±10.8 43.9±8.0 0.870
PEV 69.2±19.2 60.9±16.2 0.065
PAV 70.3±17.0 64.7±18.8 0.211
E/A 1.04±0.38 1.02±0.41 0.834
Deceleration time 193.6±60.7 199.8±63.9 0.688
e septal 5.8±1.4 6.1±1.5 0.467
e lateral 6.8±2.1 7.7±2.2 0.092
E/e′ 11.3±3.7 9.1±2.8 0.009
Global systolic strain − 11.8±3.3 − 11.5±3.0 0.654
SRs − 1.0±0.3 − 1.0±0.4 0.955
Sre 1.0±0.4 1.0±0.2 0.507
Sra 0.7±0.3 0.7±0.2 0.398
  1. bpm beats per minute, IVS interventricular septum, LVDd left ventricular diastolic diameter, LVDs left ventricular systolic diameter, PAV peak A velocity, PEV peak E velocity, PW posterior wall, SR strain rate
  2. *P value less than 0.05 was considered as statistically significant