Table 1

Differentiation between hibernation and stunning

HibernationStunning
Response to inotropes↑ then ↓↓↑ then ?↓
Glycolysis↑↑
Blood flow at restSlight ↓Normal
Coronary flow reserve↓↓
[Ki]/[K0]NormalNormal
Recovery following revascularisation↑↑↑↑