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Table 3 Echocardiography findings

From: Feasibility, diagnostic performance and clinical value of an abbreviated echocardiography protocol in an out-patient cardiovascular setting: a pilot study

  Cohort A (n = 70) Cohort B (n = 79) Significance (p-value)
Normal 45 (64.2%) 69 (87.3%) 0.0009
LV dysfunction 2 (2.9%) 3 (3.8%) 0.75
Regional wall motion abnormalities 3 (4.3%) 4 (5.1%) 0.82
Valvular heart disease (≥ mild) 11 (15.7%) 2 (2.5%) 0.004
Diastolic dysfunction 8 (11.4%) 0 (0%) 0.002
Pulmonary hypertension 3 (4.3%) 2 (2.5%) 0.55
Other 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.5%) 0.63