Skip to main content

Table 3 Interobserver variability for the presence of RV dysfunction (defined as a RV appearing larger than the left ventricle from the subcostal or apical view)

From: Interobserver reliability of echocardiography for prognostication of normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism

Central cardiologist
   No RV dysfunction (n) RV dysfunction (n) Total (n)
Local cardiologist No RV dysfunction (n) 52 5 57
RV dysfunction (n) 4 12 16
Total (n) 56 17 73
  1. Abbreviations: RV right ventricle.