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Table 5 Results of left ventricular twist and torsion

From: Comprehensive left ventricular mechanics analysis by speckle tracking echocardiography in Chagas disease

  Chagas Controls
Variables Ch1A (n = 8) Ch1B (n = 13) Ch2 (n = 17) Ch3 (n = 9) C1 (n = 58) C2 (n = 7) C3 (n = 19)
Twist (o) 20.77 ± 6.56 19.03 ± 3.47 11.31 ± 4.14 5.75 ± 6.24 19.00 ± 4.71 10.71 ± 1.87 6.35 ± 3.79
TwVel (o/s) 134.31 ± 21.70 132.95 ± 29.81 86.01 ± 24.04 53.50 ± 54.28 150.73 ± 39.54 95.63 ± 33.81 64.60 ± 26.75
Torsion(o/cm) 2.64 ± 0.83 2.37 ± 0.65 1.30 ± 0.51 0.65 ± 0.71 2.28 ± 0.61 0.99 ± 0.55 0.78 ± 0.46
T Vel(o/s.cm) 17.14 ± 2.89 16.59 ± 5.45 9.66 ± 2.85 6.32 ± 6.16 18.00 ± 4.70 10.12 ± 5.06 7.37 ± 3.03
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SD. Tw Vel twist velocity, T Vel torsional velocity