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Table 2 Echocardiographic variable according to values below or above median GLS, with 75 % interquartile range

From: Association between left ventricular global longitudinal strain and natriuretic peptides in outpatients with chronic systolic heart failure

Variable Below median GLS Above median GLS p-value
(n = 65) (n = 52)
LVEF biplanea, % 38 (32–42) 27 (20–34) <0.001
LVIDdb, cm 5.00 (4.55-5.55) 5.70 (5.20-6.30) <0.001
Peak GLSc −13 (−15 - -12) −8 (−10 - -6) <0.001
TAPSEd, mm 19.0 (15.0-23.0) 16.0 (14.0-20.8) 0.012
TRmaxe,mmHG 22.52 (8.48-27.25) 16.98 (4.28-26.70) 0.474
s’ medialf, cm/s 5.00 (4.00-6.00) 4.00 (3.00-5.00) <0.001
s’ lateralf, cm/s 6.00 (5.00-7.00) 5.00 (4.00-5.00) 0.001
LAVIg, ml/m2 27.09 (21.18-33.00) 31.57 (23.17-39.10) 0.093
MV deceleration timeh, ms 222 (178–277) 182 (152–223) 0.027
Ei/Aj ratio 0.89 (0.67-1.36) 0.86 (0.62-1.65) 0.937
Ef/e’k 9.68 (7.53-12.20) 10.47 (7.75-15.27) 0.130
LV mass Index, g/m2 123.60 (90.85-153.18) 145 (117.85-194.90) 0.019
  1. aLeft ventricle ejection fraction, bLeft ventricle internal dimension diastole, cPeak left ventricle global longitudinal strain, dTricuspid annular plane systolic excursion, eMaximal pressure gradient of tricuspid regurgitation, fMyocardial peak systolic velocity, gLeft atrial end systolic volume index, hMitral valve, iMitral inflow early filling, jMitral inflow atrial filling, kMyocardial early velocity