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Table 2 Mean values for the different techniques of LAS and transmural longitudinal strain of the study population

From: Fast assessment of long axis strain with standard cardiovascular magnetic resonance: a validation study of a novel parameter with reference values

  Healthy volunteers (n = 40) Patients (n = 125) AL-amyloidosis (n = 40) DCM (n = 60) HCM (n = 25)
LAS-epi/mid (%) −15.9 ± 2.2 −8.7 ± 3.8* −8.0 ± 3.4* −8.1 ± 3.8* −11.4 ± 3.5*
LAS-epi/perp (%) −16.4 ± 2.5 −8.9 ± 4.6* −7.8 ± 3.6* −7.8 ± 4.0* −13.1 ± 4.8*
LAS-endo/mid (%) −21.0 ± 3.6 −14.4 ± 7.1* −16.2 ± 6.0* −10.1 ± 4.6* −22.1 ± 6.1
LAS-endo/perp (%) −21.1 ± 3.9 −14.2 ± 7.1* −16.4 ± 6.7* −10.0 ± 4.9* −20.9 ± 5.7
Mean transmural strain (%) −19.3 ± 3.6 −11.6 ± 4.0* −11.6 ± 4.3* −10.5 ± 3.7* −14.0 ± 2.9*
  1. * = significant difference between patients and controls