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Table 8 Results of echocardiographic tests carried out before (I) and after (II) the 24-day rehabilitation cycle

From: Indoor cycling training in rehabilitation of patients after myocardial infarction

Variable IC group
X ± SD
p ST group
X ± SD
p Δ IC versus Δ ST
p value
LVEDD I 49.98 ± 3.60 0.918 50.33 ± 4.12 0.843 0.825
LVEDD II 50.21 ± 3.34 50.95 ± 3.23
Δ (mm) 0.23 0.62
LVESD I 32.71 ± 4.64 0.933 33.22 ± 3.11 0.773 0.818
LVESD II 32.89 ± 7.83 33.75 ± 3.28
Δ (mm) 0.18 0.53
LVESV I 44.33 ± 21.34 0.932 47.22 ± 11.21 0.892 0.899
LVESV II 45.11 ± 16.97 48.01 ± 10.01
Δ (ml) 0.78 0.79
LVEDV I 116.32 ± 22.52 0.911 121.12 ± 23.22 0.902 0.948
LVEDV II 117.44 ± 14.66 122.43 ± 14.38
Δ (ml) 1.12 1.31
LVSV I 84.12 ± 27.60 0.991 94.92 ± 31.43 0.981 0.932
LVSV II 84.01 ± 21.11 94.12 ± 13.34
Δ (ml) − 0.11 − 0.8
LVEF I 55.22 ± 5.95 0.117 54.50 ± 8.44 0.197 0.911
LVEF II 56.45 ± 2.68 55.75 ± 9.44
Δ (%) 1.23 1.25
LVM I 180.56 ± 81.11 0.998 191.43 ± 19.33 0.935 0.989
LVM II 181.34 ± 22.46 192.19 ± 23.91
Δ (g) 0.78 0.76
LVMI I 89.64 ± 22.45 0.917 95.47 ± 16.75 0.933 0.886
LVMI II 90.33 ± 14.36 96.09 ± 54.64
Δ (g/m2) 0.69 0.62
  1. LVEDD left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, LVESD left ventricular end-systolic diameter, LVESV left ventricular end-systolic volume, LVEDV left ventricular end-diastolic volume, LVSV left ventricular stroke volume, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, LVM left ventricular mass, LVMI left ventricular mass index