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Table 3 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients with asymptomatic and symptomatic aortic stenosis

From: Assessment of left ventricle function in aortic stenosis: mitral annular plane systolic excursion is not inferior to speckle tracking echocardiography derived global longitudinal peak strain

  Asymptomatic aortic stenosis (n=29) Symptomatic aortic stenosis (n=53) p
Age (years) 66 (49-73) 70 ± 11 0.015
Males, n (%) 15 (51.7) 31 (58.5) 0.555
Body surface area (m²) 1.86 ± 0.19 1.85 ± 0.2 0.797
Body mass index (kg/ m²) 26 ± 2.8 26.9 ± 4 0.315
Smoking, n (%) 7 (24.1) 8 (15.1) 0.311
Hypertension, n (%) 18 (62.1) 43 (81.1) 0.059
Diabetes, n (%) 5 (17.2) 14 (26.4) 0.347
Coronary artery disease, n (%) 10 (34.5) 26 (49) 0.204