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Table 2 Three-dimensional global and regional right ventricular deformation data of patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot and controls

From: Global and regional right ventricular mechanics in repaired tetralogy of Fallot with chronic severe pulmonary regurgitation: a three-dimensional echocardiography study

Parameters rToF (n = 33) Controls (n = 30)
RV LEF (%) 17.2 ± 4 28.2 ± 4*
RV REF (%) 20.0 ± 5 24.9 ± 4*
RV AEF (%) 16.9 ± 5 21.2 ± 4*
LEF/RVEF 0.39 ± 0.09 0.52 ± 0.05*
REF/RVEF 0.45 ± 0.08 0.45 ± 0.04
AEF/RVEF 0.38 ± 0.09 0.39 ± 0.04
  rToF (n = 32) Controls (n = 29)
RV global CS (%) -19.8 ± 3.3 -22.8 ± 3.5*
RV septal CS(%) -20.1 ± 5.7 -18.5 ± 3.6
RV free-wall CS (%) -19.9 ± 3.5 -23.0 ± 3.5*
RV free-wall apical CS (%) -20.0 ± 3.6 -22.1 ± 3.4
RV free-wall mid CS (%) -20.3 ± 3.6 -22.5 ± 3.4
RV free-wall basal CS (%) -19.9 ± 3.5 -23.0 ± 3.5*
RV global LS (%) -16.9 ± 2.9 -23.2 ± 2.9**
RV septal LS (%) -18.4 ± 3.7 -20.1 ± 3.8
RV free-wall LS (%) -20.0 ± 3.4 -27.5 ± 4.0**
RV free-wall apical LS (%) -20.4 ± 3.3 -26.5 ± 4.1**
RV free-wall mid LS (%) -20.5 ± 3.4 -27.6 ± 4.3**
RV free-wall basal LS (%) -20.0 ± 3.4 -27.5 ± 4.0**
  1. AEF anteroposterior ejection fraction, CS circumferential strain, LEF longitudinal ejection fraction, LS longitudinal strain, REF radial ejection fraction, rToF repaired tetralogy of Fallot, RV right ventricular, RVEF right ventricular ejection fraction. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.0001