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Table 4 Comparison of peak systolic radial normal strain and time to peak systolic radial normal strain at 3 levels within the same wall ( p values)

From: Normal and shear strains of the left ventricle in healthy human subjects measured by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography

  LAX   SAX
  Radial normal strain Time to peak normal radial strain Radial normal strain Time to peak normal radial strain
  IVS LVPW IVS LVPW IVS LVPW IVS LVPW
Base-Mid 0.44 0.95 0.23 0.0027 0.10 0.05 0.62 0.005
Base-Apex 0.96 0.10 0.98 0.0003 0.0004 <0.0001 0.014 0.013
Mid-Apex 0.45 0.07 0.10 0.95 0.02 0.0006 0.002 0.901
  1. Notes: LAX, long-axis view of LV; SAX, short-axis view; LVPW, Left ventricular posterior wall; IVS, Interventricular septum; LV, Left ventricle.