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Table 3 Perioperative annular dimensions in the parasternal long-axis view

From: Posterior mitral annuloplasty for enhancing mitral leaflet coaptation: using a strip designed for placement in the posterior annulus

  Preop dimensions Postop dimensions P value
In diastole (max), cm 32.2 ± 7.3 21.1 ± 5.1 <0.0001
In systole (min), cm 27.1 ± 6.7 17.6 ± 4.3 <0.0001
Dynamics, % (max-min/min) 18.8 ± 11.7 19.5 ± 9.3 0.154
  1. Max maximum dimension, min minimum dimension, Preop preoperative. Postop postoperative