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Table 2 Conventional and Strain Echocardiographic Variables

From: Use of speckle-tracking echocardiography–derived strain and systolic strain rate measurements to predict rejection in transplant hearts with preserved ejection fraction

Variable Groupa P
Control (n = 40) Rejection (n = 25)
LVEF, % 64.5 (3.7) 64.3 (5.2) .87
LV EDD, mm 46.3 (4.2) 45.9 (4.6) .75
LV ESD, mm 29.1 (3.2) 28.7 (2.8) .59
LV IVSd, mm 11.3 (1.8) 10.9 (1.3) .33
LV PWd, mm 11.0 (1.5) 11.0 (2.1) .96
Mean LVWT, mm 11.1 (1.5) 10.9 (1.5) .65
LVMI 2D, g/m2 95.3 (21.1) 98.0 (22.4) .63
E/A ratio 1.97 (0.70) 2.21 (1.03) .51
DT, ms 169.0 (27.7) 180.3 (25.5) .23
e′sep, cm/s 0.086 (0.023) 0.093 (0.022) .26
E/e′sep ratio 11.0 (4.3) 11.2 (2.7) .89
GCS, % −19.90 (4.25) −15.74 (3.40) <  0.001
GCSR, s− 1 − 1.28 (0.30) − 1.09 (0.30) .02
GLS, % −13.63 (2.35) −13.18 (3.32) .52
GLSR, s−1 −0.82 (0.15) −0.86 (0.24) .46
  1. Abbreviations: DT deceleration time of mitral inflow, E/A ratio ratio of early and late diastolic waves of mitral inflow, E/e′sepratio ratio of early wave of mitral inflow and early diastolic tissue Doppler velocity at septal mitral annulus, EDD end-diastolic diameter, ESD end-systolic diameter, e′sep early diastolic tissue Doppler velocity at septal mitral annulus, IVSd interventricular septal thickness, LV left ventricular, LVEF LV ejection fraction, LVMI 2D left ventricular mass index, LVWT LV wall thickness, PWd posterior wall thickness
  2. aValues are mean (SD)