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Table 2 Echocardiographic parameters

From: Evaluation of sepsis induced cardiac dysfunction as a predictor of mortality

ECHO parameters Survivors (29) NonSurvivors (19) p value
EF M mode 58.73(9.85) 59.08(19.48) 0.52
EF Simpson’s Method 30.85(14.26) 36.31(13.98) 0.89
MAPSE 1.54(1.39–1.69) 1.12(0.90–1.35) 0.026*
LV systolic function Visual Gestalt    0.02* Fischer’s Exact
Hyperdynamic 3/5 2/5  
Normal 10/11 1/11  
Mild 7/8 1/8  
Moderate 7/11 4/11  
Severe 1/6 5/6  
E/A 1.04(0.40) 1.30(0.59) 0.95
DCT(ms) 122.63(43.35) 128.22(55.30) 0.71
S (cm/sec) 9.83(2.98) 10(3.58) 0.87
e’ (cm/sec) 11.22(2.70) 10.27(3.21) 0.30
E/e’ 6.32(1.75) 8.03(2.79) 0.025*
ESV (ml) 47.1(36–79.8) 45.95 (27.45–73.80) 0.72
SV(ml) 27(14–37.1) 23.9(13.7–32.15) 0.65
EDV(ml) 69(58.4–104.6) 70.65(56.2–115.70) 0.83
VTI (cm/sec) 15.14(3.13) 13.93(3.19) 0.19
VA elastance 2.42(1.46–3.78) 1.68(1.38–3.18) 0.67
Tei Index 0.61(0.19) 0.64(0.27) 0.635
  1. *significant p < 0.05