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Table 3 NT-proBNP and Tissue Doppler echocardiography variables according to reduction in systolic function, n = 137. (median ± SD, IQR: inter quartile range for NT-proBNP)

From: Myocardial tissue Doppler echocardiography and N-terminal B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in diastolic and systolic heart failure

  LVEF > 55% LVEF 30–54% LVEF < 30% p vs normal
NT-proBNP 97.0 (180.5) 587.6 (2914.9) 3373.0 (6057) < 0.001/< 0.001
septal longitudinal displacement [mm] 11.5 (± 3.2) 9.3 (± 4.3) 4.9 (± 2.0) 0.015/< 0.001
lateral longitudinal displacement [mm] 12.6 (± 2.6) 8.7 (± 3.6) 4.1 (± 3.3) < 0.001/< 0.001
Strain septal [%] -21.1 (± 7.5) -14.8 (± 6.9) -15.4 (± 7.4) 0.001/0.002
Strain lateral [%] -19.1 (± 9.3) -16.1 (± 9.0) -10.0 (± 5.2) 0.130/< 0.001
TVI S' [m/s] septal 0.09 (± 0.07) 0.06 (± 0.03) 0.04 (± 0.02) 0.002/< 0.001
TVI S' [m/s] lateral 0.06 (± 0.03) 0.05 (± 0.02) 0.03 (± 0.02) < 0.001/< 0.001
E/E' 9.5 (± 4.1) 12.3 (± 12.0) 19.3 (± 16.6) 0.063/< 0.001