Table 4. Data recorded with PV catheter presented as mean ± SEM
ParameterNS (n = 6)HS (n = 5)OVX NS (n = 4)OVX HS (n = 3)Effect of diet and/or OVX (a)
SW (mmHg*μL)21,018 ± 183421,940 ± 407729,288 ± 295730,380 ± 3196 a
CO (μL/min)63,840 ± 459565,090 ± 942484,635 ± 804098,200 ± 6715 a
SV (μL)194 ± 10181 ± 27244 ± 21255 ± 12 a
SVi (μL/g) 0.72 ± 0.050.74 ± 0.100.81 ± 0.070.91 ± 0.07
LVESV (μL)78 ± 1768 ± 477 ± 1277 ± 12
LVEDV (μL)242 ± 20230 ± 27286 ± 14293 ± 10 a
Pes (mmHg)126 ± 11131 ± 7133 ± 7127 ± 11
Pmax (mmHg)135 ± 12145 ± 8150 ± 7141 ± 12
Ped (mmHg)12 ± 216 ± 418 ± 48 ± 0.9
Pmin (mmHg)7 ± 17 ± 37 ± 22 ± 0.8
HR (bpm)322 ± 28359 ± 9347 ± 18378 ± 23
EF (%)77 ± 375 ± 381 ± 384 ± 0.2
dP/dt max (mmHg/s)4796 ± 4725053 ± 2915172 ± 1795342 ± 535
dP/dt min (mmHg/s)−5096 ± 525−5261 ± 256−5550 ± 137−5451 ± 602
dV/dt max (μL/s)5303 ± 5254930 ± 8066221 ± 6608334 ± 482 a
dV/dt min (μL/s)−5195 ± 629−4236 ± 651−5195 ± 402−6319 ± 915
Tau (msec)12 ± 0.611 ± 0.911 ± 0.510 ± 0.2
  • i index body mass.

  • a P < 0.05 when analyzed for the effect of OVX.