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Table 4 Left ventricular peak longitudinal strain

From: Evaluation of left atrial function in patients with iron-deficiency anemia by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography

Variables Group A Group B Group C
(n = 30) (n = 34) (n = 31)
Basal(%) −20.4 ± 4.5 −20.8 ± 4.8 −16.2 ± 4.8a#
Middle(%) −21.8 ± 4.2 −22.3 ± 5.1 −17.1 ± 5.2*#
Apical(%) −25.4 ± 5.3 −25.8 ± 4.7 −20.4 ± 4.6*#
  1. *P <0.01 versus the control group. #P <0.01 versus the mild group