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Table 2 RV parameters for and SCD and TM pediatric patient without cardiac iron overload, with differentiation for gender. All variables are expressed as mean ± SD with 95% confidence intervals in square brackets.

From: Biventricular dimensions and function in pediatric sickle-cell disease and thalassemia major patients without cardiac iron

  SCD TM P P adjusted for systolic BP P adjusted for cardiac R2* P adjusted for both covariates
Males
RV EDVI (ml/m 2 ) 103.3 ± 18.8 [96.8 - 109.8] 87.3 ± 11.5 [82.9 - 91.6] <0.0001 <0.0001 0.0004 0.0002
RV ESVI (ml/m 2 ) 37.9 ± 9.6 [34.7 - 41.2] 32.4 ± 5.7 [30.2 - 34.5] 0.0005 0.006 0.050 0.037
RV SVI (ml/m 2 ) 65.4 ± 10.8 [61.6 - 69.1] 54.9 ± 6.9 [52.3 - 57.5] <0.0001 0.016 <0.0001 <0.0001
RV EF (%) 63.8 ± 4.7 [62.2 - 65.4] 63.2 ± 3.4 [61.9 - 64.5] 0.620    
Females
RV EDVI (ml/m 2 ) 84.7 ± 10.3 [80.9 - 88.5] 76.5 ± 9.1 [72.4 - 80.6] 0.005 0.026 0.009 0.051
RV ESVI (ml/m 2 ) 31.1 ± 5.8 [28.9 - 33.2] 27.7 ± 5.3 [25.3 - 30.1] 0.037 0.108   
RV SVI (ml/m 2 ) 53.6 ± 6.8 [51.1 - 56.1] 48.8 ± 5.1 [46.6 - 51.1] 0.006 0.047   
RV EF (%) 63.6 ± 4.6 [61.9 - 65.2] 64.4 ± 3.7 [62.7 - 66.1] 0.477