Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of right ventricular strain and strain rate parameters between healthy volunteers, patient groups and subjects with positive family history for ARVC

From: Biventricular myocardial strain analysis in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) using cardiovascular magnetic resonance feature tracking

  Healthy volunteers ARVC Borderline ARVC pos. family history
RV-strain longitudinal –19.3 ± 6 –12.7 ± 7.3### –13.5 ± 6.9### –20.4 ± 4.8
circumferential basal –9.2 ± 3.6 –5.1 ± 2.7* –6.5 ± 3.1 –7.3 ± 3.9
medial –8 ± 2.8 –5 ± 3.1 –6.3 ± 3.2 –7.5 ± 3.4
apical –12.5 ± 4.5 –11.5 ± 6.6 –11.4 ± 8.3 –10 ± 5.2
radial basal 16.4 ± 7.1 11.9 ± 7.6 15.3 ± 10.2 18.2 ± 9.6
medial 12.5 ± 4.2 13.2 ± 8.4 12.5 ± 9.8 13.1 ± 6.6
apical 12 ± 7.2 14.6 ± 14.6 19.4 ± 15.3 12.5 ± 10.5
RV-strainrate global longitudinal - 1.38 ± 0.52 –0.68 ± 0.36***## –0.85 ± 0.36* 1.22 ± 0.73
circumferential basal –0.61 ± 0.21 –0.31 ± 0.13***,### –0.45 ± 0.18 –0.53 ± 0.26
medial - 0.49 ± 0.23 –0.31 ± 0.14# –0.47 ± 0.23 –0.51 ± 0.17
apical –0.9 ± 0.38 –0.78 ± 0.32 –0.92 ± 0.69 –0.79 ± 0.25
radial basal 0.82 ± 0.32 0.46 ± 0.25*,# 0.73 ± 0.38 0.79 ± 0.33
medial 0.71 ± 0.25 0,64 ± 0,26 0.67 ± 0.31 0.72 ± 0.26
apical 0.8 ± 0.22 0.82 ± 0.46 1.1 ± 0.5 1.05 ± 0.43
  1. * significant difference compared to healthy volunteers.
  2. $ significant difference compared to borderline ARVC patients.
  3. # significant difference compared to subjects with positive family history for ARVC.
  4. level of significance * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.005; ## p < 0.01; ### p < 0.005.