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Table 3 Peak global myocardial velocities in control subjects versus patients with PH

From: Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in pulmonary hypertension predicts functional capacity and clinical worsening: a tissue phase mapping study

Global velocity Normal (cm/s) PH patient (cm/s) p-value
LV Srad 2.4 ± 0.4 2.3 ± 0.5 0.14
LV Erad 3.1 ± 0.5 2.3 ± 1.0 0.001*
LV Slong 3.3 ± 1.0 3.3 ± 1.1 0.98
LV Elong 4.2 (3.4, 5.5) 2.6 (1.7, 3.3) <0.00001*
LV S1tang −1.8 ± 0.7 −1.4 ± 0.8 0.064
LV S2tang 1.3 ± 0.6 0.50 ± 0.69 0.0001*
LV E1tang −0.4 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.5 <0.00001*
LV E2tang 0.9 (0.7,1.3) −0.8 (−1.1, −0.3) <0.00001*
  1. Values are mean ± SD, or median (interquartile range)
  2. *indicates statistical significance (p < 0.0018 following Bonferroni correction)