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Table 2 Echocardiography data 2 and 28 days post-MI

From: Thymosin beta 4 treatment improves left ventricular function after myocardial infarction and is related to Up-regulation of chitinase 3-like-1 in mice

  Control (n = 9) TB4 i.p. (n = 8) TB4 i.mc. (n = 9)
EF at day 2 post-MI (%) 42.5 ± 4.0 41.6 ± 2.6 39 ± 3.8
EF at day 28 post-MI (%) 38.2 ± 6.3 41.5 ± 3.9 41.2 ± 4.5
ESV at day 2 post-MI (μl) 43.3 ± 7.5 45.5 ± 5.2 48.7 ± 9.6
ESV at day 28 post-MI (μl) 58.5 ± 18 49 ± 7.0 51.7 ± 14.3
EDV at day 2 post-MI (μl) 75.2 ± 10.3 77.9 ± 8.4 79.3 ± 11.9
EDV at day 28 post-MI (μl) 93.3 ± 21.3 83.6 ± 7.5 86.9 ± 17.7
MI at day 2 post-MI by echo (%) 13.4 ± 5.7 17.7 ± 14.1 21 ± 8.9
MI at day 28 post-MI by echo (%) 21.7 ± 10 18 ± 10.5 20.5 ± 9.8
  1. All p = NS (mean ± SD)
  2. EF left ventricle ejection fraction, ESV left ventricle end-systolic volume, EDV left ventricle end-diastolic volume, MI myocardial infarction