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Table 1 Comparison of quantitative variables extracted from pinhole gated-SPECT between MI control rats and MI animals treated with MSC-patch one month after patch treatment: Data are expressed as mean ± SD

From: Repairing chronic myocardial infarction with autologous mesenchymal stem cells engineered tissue in rat promotes angiogenesis and limits ventricular remodeling

  MI group (n =10) MI + MSC patch group (n =10) p
LV End-diastolic volume (μL) 330 ± 28 295 ± 58 NS
LV End-systolic volume (μL) 179 ± 32 151 ± 43 NS
LV Ejection fraction (%) 47 ± 1 49 ± 7 NS
Number of underperfused MI segments 3.4 ± 1.9 1.8 ± 0.2 0.04
Sestamibi uptake in underperfused MI segments (%) 49 ± 3 64 ± 4 0.02
  1. NS = not statistically significant.