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Table 4 Comparison of horizontal layer-specific longitudinal strain between control and MHD groups

From: Layer-specific speckle tracking analysis of left ventricular systolic function and synchrony in maintenance hemodialysis patients

Segmental LV wallLongitudinal strain (%)
EndocardialMiddleEpicardial
MHDNormalP-valueMHDNormalP-valueMHDNormalP-value
basal segment−12.47 ± 4.23−19.57 ± 2.92< 0.001− 12.15 ± 4.32−18.66 ± 2.58< 0.001−12.15 ± 3.53− 18.06 ± 2.75< 0.001
middle segment−16.56 ± 4.42−22.40 ± 3.42< 0.001− 14.82 ± 3.93− 19.83 ± 3.28< 0.001− 14.38 ± 3.14−18.37 ± 2.61< 0.001
apex segment−22.09 ± 5.37−28.26 ± 5.26< 0.001−17.32 ± 5.26− 22.06 ± 4.54< 0.001−13.65 ± 4.12− 17.77 ± 3.43< 0.001
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. Bold number: P < 0.05