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Table 3 Speckle tracking strain 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

  Patients (n = 30) Controls (n = 30) p value
Longitudinal    
   strain (%) −18.1 ± 3.2 −21.0 ± 1.6 <0.01
   SR (%/s) −1.05 ± 0.2 −1.2 ± 0.12 <0.01
   diastolic SR (%/s) 1.65 ± 0.5 1.99 ± 0.47 <0.01
Circumferential    
   strain (%) −17.8 ± 3.4 −19.9 ± 2.5 <0.01
   SR (%/s) −1.19 ± 0.22 −1.24 ± 0.18 NS
   diastolic SR (%/s) 1.68 ± 0.49 2.06 ± 0.42 <0.01
  1. Abbreviation: SR: strain rate.