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Table 5 Intraobserver comparison of aortic diameters measured by two different echocardiography guidelines

From: Comparative measurement of aortic root by transthoracic echocardiography in normal Korean population based on two different guidelines

  Observation1 Observation2 Difference ICC
    Mean ± SD P*  
2005 ASE
Annulus 2.42 ± 0.23 2.42 ± 0.19 −0.00 ± 0.11 0.95 0.87
Sinuses of Valsalva 3.24 ± 0.33 3.24 ± 0.31 −0.01 ± 0.09 0.77 0.96
Sinotubular junction 2.59 ± 0.28 2.63 ± 0.25 −0.03 ± 0.10 0.26 0.94
Ascending aorta 2.72 ± 0.39 2.73 ± 0.37 −0.02 ± 0.12 0.59 0.95
2010 ASE pediatric
Annulus 2.20 ± 0.21 2.25 ± 0.18 −0.05 ± 0.12 0.06 0.81
Sinuses of Valsalva 3.11 ± 0.31 3.13 ± 0.30 −0.02 ± 0.08 0.28 0.97
Sinotubular junction 2.58 ± 0.25 2.60 ± 0.26 −0.02 ± 0.09 0.41 0.94
Ascending aorta 2.95 ± 0.42 2.96 ± 0.41 −0.01 ± 0.10 0.77 0.97
  1. ASE American Society of Echocardiography, ICC intraclass correlation coefficient.
  2. Data are expressed as mean ± SD.
  3. * P values were obtained by paired t test.
  4. 2005 American Society of Echocardiography chamber quantification guidelines.
  5. 2010 American Society of Echocardiography pediatric measurements guidelines.