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Table 1 Systolic and diastolic values of the longitudinal velocities in adults and children

From: A new 2D-based method for myocardial velocity strain and strain rate quantification in a normal adult and paediatric population: assessment of reference values

Apical 4 Chambers View
Systolic Peak Velocity (cm/sec)
  Sept.Mit.Ann. Bas Sept Mid Sept Ap sept Ap lat Mid lat Bas Lat Mit Ann LW
Children 4.9 ± 0.6 4.3 ± 0.4 2.9 ± 0.6 1.22 ± 0.6 0.63 ± 0.5 2.3 ± 0.8 4.6 ± 0.8 5.4 ± 0.7
Adults 5.1 ± 1.2 4.4 ± 1.1 3.2 ± 0.98 1.70 ± 0.7 1.02 ± 0.97 2.9 ± 1.9 4.7 ± 1.2 5.5 ± 1.4
P value 0.557 0.624 0.297 0.05 0.147 0.264 0.831 0.939
Diastolic Peak Velocity E (cm/sec)
Children -7.6 ± 0.9 -6.6 ± 0.9 -3.7 ± 1.1 -1.1 ± 0.8 -0.58 ± 0.9 -3.1 ± 1.4 -6.4 ± 1.3 -8.4 ± 1.2
Adults -6.3 ± 1.8 -5.2 ± 1.8 -3.6 ± 1.5 -1.5 ± 0.9 -0.97 ± 0.9 -3.4 ± 1.5 -6.2 ± 1.7 -7.4 ± 1.9
P value 0.0075 0.0058 0.8273 0.1589 0.2070 0.4230 0.7091 0.088
Diastolic Peak Velocity A (cm/sec)
Children -2.5 ± 1.3 -2.1 ± 1.1 -1.5 ± 0.8 -0.4 ± 0.5 -0.1 ± 0.2 -0.57 ± 0.6 -1.8 ± 1.1 -2.3 ± 1.5
Adults -3.9 ± 1.6 -3.2 ± 1.3 -2.6 ± 1.3 -1.0 ± 1.1 -0.8 ± 0.7 1.9 ± 1.9 -2.9 ± 2.3 -3.6 ± 2.8
P value 0.0201 0.0335 0.0204 0.0936 0.0047 0.0262 0.1315 0.1461