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Table 2 LV and RV measurements in increasing age categories

From: Age-related normal structural and functional ventricular values in cardiac function assessed by magnetic resonance

  20-29 years 30-49 years 50-69 years ≥70 years P-value
LV (n = 17) (n = 61) (n = 86) (n = 19)  
 EF (%) 60.9±3.2 60.8±5.7 65.2±7.0 69.3±8.7 <0.001
 ESV (ml) 63.2±15.2 59.0±17.1 45.1±16.0 35.2±10.4 <0.001
 EDV (ml) 161.3±34.6 149.8±33.9 127.6±30.7 114.4±7.6 <0.001
 Mass  (g/m2, n) 62.6±19.9 (16) 56.3±16.2 (52) 50.0±11.2 (63) 52.9±13.9 (16) <0.05
RV (n = 12) (n = 43) (n = 41) (n = 15)  
 EF (%) 54.1±3.1 57.6±6.8 60.9±6.4 60.2±6.3 <0.01
 ESV (ml) 62.4±15.2 59.5±18.7 45.5±16.0 41.4±10.4 <0.001
 EDV (ml) 135.0±28.5 139.4±34.7 115.3±31.4 103.6±19.4 <0.001
  1. LV left ventricle; EF ejection fraction; ESV end systolic volume; EDV end diastolic volume; RV right ventricle.