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Table 1 Echocardiographic parameters

From: Mid-term results of mitral valve palsty in patients with mitral sclerotic lesion

  Before operation After operation P value
Left ventricular end-diastolic diameter (mm) 51 ± 6 46 ± 7* p < 0.001
Left ventricular end-systolic diameter (mm) 33 ± 7 30 ± 6* p < 0.001
Left atrial diameter (mm) 55 ± 10 46 ± 9* p < 0.001
Mitral valvular area (cm2) 1.65 ± 0.57 2.51 ± 0.58* p < 0.001
Ejection Fraction (%) 65 ± 8 63 ± 10 p = 0.118
Right ventricular systolic pressure (mm Hg) 38 ± 15 30 ± 9* p < 0.001
Severity of mitral regurgitation 1.8 ± 1.0 0.6 ± 0.7* p < 0.001
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SEM
  2. * P < 0.05 vs. Before operation