Table 3

Diastolic variables
GOLD class
I II III IV P
Left heart diastolic function
LAi 21 (20–22) 18 (15–22) 18 (14–23) 14 (14–19) 0.402
Lateral Ee’ (LV) 9.42 (8.1–11.9) 8.66 (7.7–10) 8.92 (7.8–11) 6.9 (6.4–9.2) 0.451
Mitral E/A 0.91 (0.73–1.31) 0.80 (0.62–0.99) 0.85 (0.69–1.14) 0.85 (0.68–0.97) 0.360
DT (ms) 236 (215–292) 239 (205–254) 226 (173–250) 212 (176–246) 0.762
IVRT (ms) 90 (87–135) 87 (71–99) 79 (65–11) 77 (76–86) 0.891
Right heart diastolic function
RAi 20 (14–21) 19 (15–22) 19 (15–27) 21 (19–24) 0.836
Lateral Ee’ (RV) 4 (3–4) 4 (4–5) 4 (3–5) 4 (4–4) 0.563
Tricuspidal E/A 1.2 (1.0–1.3) 1.1 (0.9–1.3) 1.1 (1.0–1.3) 1.2 (1.1–1.2) 0.813
DT (ms) 225 (205–232) 208 (171–243) 215 (169–272) 155 (153–229) 0.493
IVRT (ms) 76 (63–86) 86 (74–100) 92 (79–101) 93 (77–98) 0.497

Schoos et al.

Schoos et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2013 13:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-13-84

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