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Table 3 Characteristics of TTE in the different pathological groups

From: The accuracy of echocardiography versus surgical and pathological classification of patients with ruptured mitral chordae tendineae: a large study in a Chinese cardiovascular center

Pathology n Age(Y) valvular thickening extended subvalvular chordae Echo enhancement Abonormal echo or Vegetation combined with AV damage
myxomatous 96 54.24 ± 11.20 61(63.5) 74 (77.1) * 0 0 3(0.03)
CRV 22 51.93 ± 16.75 18(81.8) * 4(18.2) 6(27.3) 0 5(22.7) **
Endocarditis 10 38.20 ± 12.59** 6(60.0) 0 5 (50.0) 5 (50.0) * 0
others 43 52.33 ± 15.80 23(53.5) 10(23.3) 14(32.6) 7(16.3) 0
  1. values are n (%). * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01