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Table 2 Traditional 2D Echocardiography parameters of patients and controls

From: Diffuse myocardial fibrosis by T1-mapping in children with subclinical anthracycline cardiotoxicity: relationship to exercise capacity, cumulative dose and remodeling

Variables Patients (n = 30) Controls (n = 30) p value
FS (%) 34 ± 3 37 ± 4 <0.01
E velocity (cm/s) 82.3 ± 11.2 83.5 ± 19.9 NS
A velocity (cm/s) 43.0 ± 14 40.3 ± 11.3 NS
Lateral E’ velocity (cm/s) 12.6 ± 2.2 14.6 ± 2.1 0.001
Lateral A’ velocity (cm/s) 3.1 ± 1.2 4.2 ± 1.4 <0.01
Lateral S’ velocity (cm/s) 7.2 ± 2.3 7.7 ± 2.1 NS
Lateral E/E’ 6.7 ± 1.4 5.9 ± 1.0 0.03
Medial E’ velocity (cm/s) 10.3 ± 1.5 11.0 ± 5.1 NS
Medial A’ velocity (cm/s) 3.4 ± 1.5 4.2 ± 2.1 0.05
Medial S’ velocity (cm/s) 6.0 ± 1.1 6.6 ± 0.8 0.01
Medial E/E’ 8.1 ± 1.4 7.4 ± 1.5 0.03
Medial IVRT (ms) 59.9 ± 16.9 63.3 ± 11.9 NS
  1. Abbreviations: FS: fractional shortening, IVRT: isovolumic relaxation time.