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Table 3 The configuration of the early and atrial waves in controls and in subjects with left ventricular hypertrophy and an abnormal relaxation pattern

From: Total average diastolic longitudinal displacement by colour tissue doppler imaging as an assessment of diastolic function

Configuration Controls
Mean ± SD
LV hypertrophy
Mean ± SD
e’ (cm/s) 5.44 ± 1.46 5.11 ± 1.56
a’ (cm/s) 7.27 ± 2.41 7.86 ± 1.22
TT-e’ (mm) 5.44 ± 1.20 5.02 ± 1.51
TT-a’ (mm) 5.31 ± 1.71 6.24 ± 0.91
  1. e’ early diastolic tissue velocity by TDI measured at the mitral annulus, a’ late diastolic tissue velocity by TDI measured at the mitral annulus, TT-e’ early diastolic displacement measured at the mitral annulus, TT-a’ late diastolic displacement measured at the mitral annulus