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Table 5 Effect of training to specific groups

From: Impact of a training program incorporating cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on the accuracy and reproducibility of two-dimensional echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction

  Expert Novice p Active Inactive p Practiced Not practiced p
CP
Protocol 1
 EDV 0.45 0.45 0.892 0.37 0.52 0.013* 0.54 0.37 0.005*
 ESV 0.59 0.56 0.588 0.51 0.63 0.030* 0.66 0.50 0.002*
 EF 0.51 0.57 0.337 0.53 0.55 0.771 0.58 0.50 0.174
Protocol 2
 EDV 0.54 0.53 0.644 0.54 0.53 0.640 0.54 0.54 0.956
 ESV 0.69 0.69 0.898 0.67 0.70 0.446 0.71 0.67 0.264
 EF 0.77 0.77 0.978 0.74 0.79 0.176 0.78 0.75 0.334
ΔEDV 0.09 0.08 0.939 0.18 0.01 0.019* 0.00 0.17 0.018*
ΔESV 0.10 0.13 0.667 0.16 0.07 0.123 0.05 0.17 0.030*
ΔEF 0.25 0.20 0.334 0.21 0.24 0.686 0.20 0.25 0.401
CV (%)
Protocol 1
 EDV 17.1 18.7 0.084 19.5 15.7 < 0.001* 13.3 19.7 < 0.001*
 ESV 23.6 26.0 0.135 28.2 21.5 < 0.001* 15.4 14.9 0.460
 EF 13.9 13.1 0.492 12.9 13.9 0.221 14.7 11.7 0.010*
Protocol 2
 EDV 14.1 15.9 0.025* 13.5 14.1 0.431 13.6 16.1 0.003*
 ESV 18.8 22.2 0.002* 19.5 19.3 0.806 18.7 21.9 0.009*
 EF 15.5 15.2 0.658 14.8 15.4 0.462 15.4 14.9 0.460
  1. "*" means p < 0.05