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Table 5 Comparison of horizontal layer-specific circumferential strain parameters between control and MHD patients

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

Segmental LV wallCircumferential strain(%)
Sub-endocardialMid-myocardialsub-epicardial
MHDNormalP-valueMHDNormalP-valueMHDNormalP-value
basal segment−23.88 ± 5.99− 27.46 ± 5.370.011−15.15 ± 3.60−19.09 ± 4.18< 0.001−9.47 ± 2.62−13.11 ± 3.64< 0.001
middle segment−23.79 ± 5.40−26.00 ± 3.800.053−14.44 ± 3.52− 17.97 ± 3.26< 0.001−8.56 ± 3.15−12.43 ± 3.17< 0.001
apex segment−26.41 ± 7.23−28.74 ± 5.250.131−16.41 ± 3.49−19.77 ± 4.03< 0.001−9.56 ± 3.41−11.54 ± 3.390.018
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. Bold number: P < 0.05