Table 1. Echocardiographic parameters after renal ischemia

Sham (n = 8)Post-Ischemia (n = 8)
a LV, left ventricular.
b P < 0.05.
c P < 0.01.
LV end diastolic diametera (mm)6.13 ± 0.026.28 ± 0.05b
LV end systolic diameter (mm)3.17 ± 0.073.29 ± 0.05b
Relaxation time (msec)190 ± 12239 ± 2c
Fractional shortening (%)48.04 ± 1.0544.10 ± 1.45b
Anterior wall thickness (mm)0.43 ± 0.060.44 ± 0.06
Posterior wall thickness (mm)0.44 ± 0.060.44 ± 0.07