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Table 6 Analysis of mid-left ventricular radial displacement

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

Varibles Chagas Controls
Ch1A (n = 8) Ch1B (n = 13) Ch2 (n = 17) Ch3 (n = 9) C1 (n = 58) C2 (n = 7) C3 (n = 19)
RD (mm)
 AntSept 8.24 ± 2.13 7.52 ± 1.46 6.60 ± 3.47 5.88 ± 2.25a 7.15 ± 1.51 4.13 ± 2.00 2.39 ± 1.09
 Ant 7.21 ± 2.26 6.54 ± 1.86 6.62 ± 1.82 5.27 ± 2.49b 7.00 ± 1.72 5.72 ± 1.79 3.62 ± 1.50
 Lat 6.13 ± 2.21 5.48 ± 1.91 4.31 ± 1.60c 3.88 ± 2.69 6.32 ± 1.72 6.00 ± 0.93 4.80 ± 2.00
 Post 6.09 ± 2.40 5.14 ± 1.55 3.55 ± 1.51 2.02 ± 0.90d 5.80 ± 1.48 4.74 ± 0.78 3.80 ± 1.92
 Inf 7.05 ± 2.20 5.90 ± 1.77 3.77 ± 2.28 0.92 ± 1.72e 5.96 ± 1.57 3.05 ± 0.54 2.22 ± 1.20
 Sept 8.12 ± 1.55g 7.25 ± 1.57 5.50 ± 3.12f 2.82 ± 3.03 6.55 ± 1.64 2.78 ± 1.06 2.00 ± 1.00
  1. RD radial displacement. Numeric continuous variables expressed as mean ± SP
  2. at-Student test; p = 0.001; vs C3
  3. bt-Student test; p = 0.04; vs C3
  4. ct-Student test; p = 0.02; vs C2
  5. dt-Student test; p = 0.03; vs C3
  6. et-Student test; p = 0.03; vs C3
  7. ft-Student test; p = 0.004; vs C2
  8. gANOVA/Tukey’s test; p = 0.03; vs C1