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Table 1 Subject group characteristics. P values for differences

From: Flow propagation velocity is not a simple index of diastolic function in early filling. A comparative study of early diastolic strain rate and strain rate propagation, flow and flow propagation in normal and reduced diastolic function

  Age (y) HR BP (mmHg) EF (%) IVSd (mm) LVDd (mm)
Controls 46 65 133/79 57 7 57
Patients 65 60 154/85 54 10 54
P: <0.001 NS <0.01 NS <0.005 NS
  1. HR: heart rate, BP: blood pressure, EF: ejection fraction, IVSd: Septum thickness in diastole, LVDd: Left Ventricular diameter in diastole.