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Table 1 Normal Left Ventricle Doppler Filling Parameter

From: Tissue Doppler Imaging can be useful to distinguish pathological from physiological left ventricular hypertrophy: a study in master athletes and mild hypertensive subjects

Parameters <50 yr >50 yr
Peak E (cm/s) 72 ± 14 62 ± 14
Peak A (cm/s) 40 ± 10 59 ± 14
E/A ratio 1.9 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.3
DT (msec) 179 ± 20 210 ± 36
IVRT (ms) 76 ± 11 90 ± 17
  1. IVRT = isovolumetric relaxation time, DT = Deceleration Time.