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Table 1 Comparison between cases and control groups as regards PW Doppler, TDI, and TDI-based MPI

From: Assessment of cardiac diastolic function in infants of diabetic mothers using tissue Doppler echocardiography

ParameterCases (n = 50)Control (n = 30)p
M-E53.3 ± 6.568.2 ± 7.8< 0.001*
M-A61.5 ± 6.459.8 ± 8.30.31
M-E/A0.87 ± 0.081.1 ± 0.12< 0.001*
T-E47.5 ± 5.352.9 ± 8.30.001*
T-A61.2 ± 7.360.1 ± 6.50.51
T-E/A0.79 ± 0.120.88 ± 0.120.001*
IVS-E'4.4 ± 0.55 ± 0.80.001*
IVS-A'5.43 ± 0.75.1 ± 0.40.019*
IVS-S'4.15 ± 0.73.85 ± 0.90.086
IVS-E'/A'0.81 ± 0.10.99 ± 0.2< 0.001*
LV-E'5.4 ± 0.67.2 ± 1.2< 0.001*
LV-A'7.2 ± 0.86.1 ± 0.9< 0.001*
LV-S'4.77 ± 0.54.8 ± 0.70.72
LV-E'/A'0.77 ± 0.131.2 ± 0.26< 0.001*
RV-E'6.17 ± 0.767.1 ± 1.50.001*
RV-A'7.65 ± 0.928.4 ± 1.70.04*
RV-S'6.2 ± 0.966.7 ± 1.20.09
RV-E'/A'0.81 ± 0.10.86 ± 0.160.18
IVS-MPI0.46 ± 0.050.37 ± 0.04< 0.001*
LV-MPI0.48 ± 0.060.38 ± 0.04< 0.001*
RV-MPI0.44 ± 0.040.35 ± 0.04< 0.001*
  1. *Statistically significant, velocities in centimeters/second
  2. PW pulsed wave, CW continuous wave, M mitral, T tricuspid, E E wave velocity, A A wave velocity, IVS septal, LV left ventricular, RV right ventricular, E' E' wave velocity, A' A' wave velocity, S' S' wave velocity, TDI tissue Doppler imaging, MPI myocardial performance index (Tei Index)