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Table 3 Right atrial (RA) and right ventricular (RV) strain parameters

From: Associations of 2D speckle tracking echocardiography-based right heart deformation parameters and invasively assessed hemodynamic measurements in patients with pulmonary hypertension

ParameterAll (n = 78)PH (n = 45)Non-PH (n = 33)p-value
RA strain parameters
 RAS, %19.5 (10.4–26.9)14.8 (7.5–26.3)21.3 (15.3–29.9)0.060
 Conduit function, %*10.0 (5.8–14.7)7.5 (3.7–14.7)11.7 (7.6–15.6)0.063
 Contractile function, %*11.8 (8.4–15.8)11.1 (5.3–13.9)13.5 (9.2–16.5)0.870
RV strain parameters
 RVS, %−12.3 ± 6.5−11.5 ± 6.3−13.6 ± 6.80.196
 Basal strain, %−21.4 ± 9.3−20.4 ± 10.7− 23.0 ± 6.10.210
 Mid strain, %−19 ± 7.3−17.4 ± 7.8− 21.6 ± 5.50.019
 Apical strain, %− 9.3 (− 16.9 - -5.9)−8.8 (− 15.2 - -5.8)−11.1 (− 18.7 - -6.6)0.350
 Free Wall, %−17.2 ± 6.5−16.15 ± 7.1−19.0 ± 4.80.072
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or median with IQR. PH, pulmonary hypertension; RAS, mean right atrial reservoir strain; RVS, mean right ventricular strain; * = atrial fibrillation, RA conduit and contraction function was only calculated for 59 patients (PH n = 30, non-PH n = 29).