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Table 3 Color Doppler echocardiography in 2 weeks subgroup of Sham, WT, and BKO group

From: Are activated B cells involved in the process of myocardial fibrosis after acute myocardial infarction? An in vivo experiment

Indicators Sham BKO WT
LVEDd (mm) 3.70 ± 0.12 4.97 ± 0.19*# 5.51 ± 0.19*
LVESd (mm) 1.09 ± 0.04 2.57 ± 0.06*# 3.67 ± 0.07*
EF (%) 71.00 ± 3.34 50.33 ± 3.01*# 36.17 ± 4.62*
  1. WT wild-type, BKO B-cell knockout, LVEDd left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, LVESd left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, EF ejection fraction
  2. *P < 0.05, cardiac function indicators of BKO group was compared with Sham group, #P < 0.05, cardiac function indicators of BKO group was compared with WT group. Data are represented by mean ± standard deviation