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Table 4 Comparing the difference LVESV and LVEDV with or without bone marrow aspiration and cardiac catheterization in the control group

From: The effect of rigorous study design in the research of autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cell transfer in patients with acute myocardial infarction

  LVESV LVEDV
  WMD (95% CI) WMD (95% CI)
BM aspiration in the control group   
 Yes −2.77 (−6.27 to 0.74) −1.88 (−9.80 to 6.04)
 No −6.39 (−10.02 to −2.77) −4.54 (−9.87 to 0.79)
Cardiac catheterization in the control group   
 Yes −3.72 (−6.35 to −1.09) −2.40 (−7.75 to 2.94)
 No −7.31 (−13.45 to −1.17) −4.97 (−11.52 to 1.57)