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Table 4 Comparison of quarter mean values of ventricle wall thickness, circumferential curvature, longitudinal curvature and mechanical stress/strain between Infarct and Non-Infarcted Groups

From: Material stiffness parameters as potential predictors of presence of left ventricle myocardial infarction: 3D echo-based computational modeling study

  Qts WT (cm) C-Cur (1/cm) L-Cur (1/cm) Stress (kPa) Strain
  Beginning of ejection
Infarct Group (220 Qts) Mean 0.4808 0.4860 0.4095 382.85 1.0172
Stdev 0.1605 0.2559 0.3326 110.68 0.1576
Non-Infarcted Group (220 Qts) Mean 0.7031 0.6344 0.2684 347.77 1.0273
Stdev 0.1630 0.4720 0.1933 87.90 0.1285
  P value 8.09E−39 4.89E−05 8.84E−08 0.00026 0.4609
  Beginning of filling
Infarct Group (220 Qts) Mean 0.5818 0.6072 0.4595 9.8522 0.4750
Stdev 0.1436 0.3137 0.3635 4.1702 0.1442
Non-Infarcted Group (220 Qts) Mean 0.9147 0.9135 0.3195 3.4366 0.2101
Stdev 0.1393 0.6401 0.3027 0.7047 0.0375
  P value 6.56E−85 4.70E−10 1.42E−05 3.13E−75 1.73E−92
  1. Qts quarters, WT wall thickness, C-Cur circumferential curvature, L-Cur longitudinal curvature, Stdev standard deviation