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Table 1 Subject clinical details

From: Evaluation of right and left ventricular function using speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and their first degree relatives

  ARVC (n = 17) Relatives (n = 19) Controls (n = 22) P-value P-value*
Median (range) Median (range) Median (range)
Age (years) 49 (32–70) 29 (19–73) 36 (24–66) 0.024 0.445
Heart rate (bpm) 58 (45–90) 62 (49–88) 68 (45–94) 0.178 0.121
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 25.3 (20.2–32.2) 24.3 (20.5–42.6) 22.5 (18.8–28.1) 0.177 0.371
BSA (m 2 ) 1.96 (1.65–2.39) 2.00 (1.73–2.64) 1.97 (1.71–2.25) 0.898 0.990
SBP (mmHg) 130 (100–170) 130 (110–155) 120 (105–140) 0.078 0.045
DBP (mmHg) 80 (60–95) 80 (60–90) 70 (60–90) 0.002 0.018
Arrhythmia-related symptoms 13 (76%) 2 (11%) 0 - -
  1. Differences between groups analyzed using non-parametric ANOVA.
  2. * Controls vs. relatives using Mann–Whitney U-test.
  3. BMI is body mass index, BSA is body surface area, SBP and DBP are systolic respective diastolic blood pressure.