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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Diastolic function measurements and diagnostic consequences: a comparison of pulsed wave- and color-coded tissue Doppler imaging

Age (years) 52 ± 16.7
Sex, male (%) 62
HF (bpm) 68 ± 11.7
Mean LVEF 0.53 ± 0.12
LVEF category, n (%)
 0.55–0.60 90 (78.9)
 0.45–0.54 8 (7.1)
 0.30–0.44 11 (9.6)
 <0.30 5 (4.4)
History of AMI, n (%) 19 (16.7)
CHF, n (%) 21 (18.4)
NYHA, n (%)
 I 93 (81.6)
 II 11 (9.6)
 III 10 (8.8)
 IV 0 (0)
Hypertension, n (%) 17 (14.9)
CAD, n (%) 14 (12.3)
E 0.84 ± 0.23
A 0.70 ± 0.21
E/A ratio 1.31 ± 0.53
DT 224 ± 79
IVRT 94 ± 23
PW E′ sep 8.9 ± 3.3
PW E′ lat 11.6 ± 4.9
Mean PW E′ (sep–lat) 10,3 ± 3.9
E′ sep 6.9 ± 2.9
E′ lat 8.5 ± 3.7
Mean E′ (sep–lat) 7.7 ± 3.1
E/PW E 9.1 ± 3.8
E/E 12.5 ± 5.7
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD
  2. PW EE myocardial velocity using pulsed wave tissue Doppler; EE myocardial velocity using color-coded tissue Doppler; E/PW EE/E′ calculated by usage of PW-TDI; E/EE/E′ calculated by usage of CC-TDI; HF heart frequency; bpm beats per minute; CHF chronic heart failure; CAD coronary artery disease; NYHA New York Heart Association classification; DT deceleration time; IVRT isovolumetric relaxation time; LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction; AMI acute myocardial infarction