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Table 2 Comparison of Echocardiographic findings between T2* based classified groups. Data are represented as mean ± SD

From: Global longitudinal strain as an Indicator of cardiac Iron overload in thalassemia patients

  \( {T}_2^{\ast }<20 \) \( {T}_2^{\ast }>20 \) P value
EF (%) 59.32 ± 4.9 58.5 ± 5 0.59
Septal systolic Velocity (mm/sec) 5.27 ± 0.89 6.18 ± 0.10 0.20
Septal early diastolic velocity (mm/sec) 9.26 ± 1.13 10.10 ± 1.99 0.61
Lateral systolic Velocity (mm/sec) 5.98 ± 1.39 6.38 ± 1.78 0.12
Lateral early diastolic Velocity (mm/sec) 12.5 ± 1.70 12.68 ± 1.74 0.77
Septal systolic Strain (%) 1.01 ± 0.25 1.10 ± 0.26 0.20
Lateral systolic Strain (%) 1.08 ± 0.31 1.16 ± 0.34 0.40
Global Strain (%) 17.64 ± 2.56 21.55 ± 2.68 < 0.001
LVESV.BS (mm3) 20.58 ± 5.38 23.46 ± 6.90 0.10
LVEDV.BS (mm3) 51.25 ± 11.58 56.70 ± 31.13 0.13
Ferritin Level (ng/ml) 2591.50 ± 1920.45 2575.27 ± 1927.46 0.98