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Table 3 Echocardiographic comparison between AML and other groups that underwent mitral valve repair

From: Stress echocardiographic assessment of mitral valve function repaired using rough-zone trimming

  Variable AML PML Bileaflet Control
Rest MVA (cm 2 ) 2.8 ± 0.4 2.8 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.1a 4.1 ± 0.4b
MVmeanPG (mmHg) 3.3 ± 1.1 5.5 ± 1.0a 3.5 ± 1.7 1.1 ± 0.3b
sPAP (mmHg) 25.7 ± 4.7 30 ± 1.4a 28.3 ± 1.9 26.7 ± 2.3
  Variable AML PML Bileaflet Control
Stress MVA (cm 2 ) 3.4 ± 0.3 3.2 ± 0.3 2.9 ± 0.1b 5.1 ± 0.5b
MVmeanPG (mmHg) 7.4 ± 4.1 10.5 ± 2.4 8.8 ± 3.1 3.6 ± 0.7a
sPAP (mmHg) 49.1 ± 4.1 47.0 ± 1.4 44.8 ± 2.1a 43.9 ± 7.6
  1. AML, anterior mitral leaflet; MVA, mitral valve area; MVmeanPG, mitral valve mean pressure gradient; PML, posterior mitral leaflet; sPAP, systolic pulmonary artery pressure. ap < 0.05 and bp < 0.01 vs. AML.