Table 2

Echocardiographic data

Aortic diameter (cm)End systolic LA diameter (cm)End systolic LV diameter (cm)End diastolic LV diameter (cm)Systolic shortening (%)
Preop2.95.23.95.935.3
Postop3.14.84.25.934.3
Normal2.0–3.71.5–4.04.4–6.54.4–6.529–46
  • Values are means of 11 patients.

  • LA, left atrial; LV, left ventricular.