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Table 4 LV-twist, LV-GLS, LV-GCS, LV-GRS and RV-FWLS values and their relationships with cardiac rejection in univariate analysis

From: Usefulness of speckle tracking echocardiography and biomarkers for detecting acute cellular rejection after heart transplantation

Variable Control Without With P P P* Overall
group ACR ACR  
(n=60) (n=43) (n=17) P value§
LV-twist (o) 18.8 ± 4.63 17.1 ± 3.02 13.9 ± 4.79 0.402 0.002 0.048 0.001
LV-GLS (%) AV 21.2 ± 2.1 14.8 ± 2.3 12.5 ± 2.9 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.002 < 0.001
LV-GCS (%)AV 21.3 ± 3.0 16.2 ± 4.3 15.2 ± 2.8 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.574 < 0.001
LV-GRS (%) 41.2 ± 12.9 28.6 ± 9.9 28.3 ± 8.8 < 0.000 < 0.001 0.996 < 0.001
RV-FWLS (%)AV 25.0 ± 3.3 21.4 ± 3.2 16.6 ± 2.9 < 0.000 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. AV absolute value; ACR acute cellular rejection
  2. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD
  3. † Control group vs group without significant ACR
  4. ‡Control group vs group with significant ACR
  5. *Group without ACR vs group with significant ACR
  6. § Analysis of variance global P value between groups