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Table 2 RV echocardiographic parameters

From: Early changes in right ventricular longitudinal function in chronic asymptomatic alcoholics revealed by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography

  Control (n = 30) A (n = 30) B (n = 31) C (n = 31)
RVEF, % 59.75 ± 5.62 59.44 ± 3.71 55.13 ± 3.90 42.14 ± 4.29
RVEDD, mm 23.87 ± 1.82 24.15 ± 1.56 24.23 ± 1.49 26.20 ± 2.13a,b,c
TAPSE, mm 21.5 ± 2.17 19.9 ± 2.01 16.4 ± 2.22 12.2 ± 1.98a,b,c
  1. RVEF right ventricular ejection fraction, RVEDD right ventricular end-diastolic dimension, TAPSE tricuspid annulus peak systolic excursion. aP < 0.01 cf. control; bP < 0.01 cf. Group A; cP < 0.01 cf. Group B