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Table 2 The summary of echocardiographic examination results

From: Markers of increased atherosclerotic risk in patients with chronic kidney disease: a preliminary study

Table 2 Control group CKD Stages I-V p
N=24 N=80
E/A 0.8 (0.65-1.1) 0.9 (0.8-1.2) NS
E/E’ 7.5±2.1 9.9±4.7 NS
Hypertrophy [%] 52 95.3 NS
Diastolic dysfunction [%] 29 93.2 NS
Contractility dysfunction [%] 57.1 52.8 NS
Stenosis 0 3.2 NS
Mitral valve fibrosis 53.3 81.3 P<0.01
Aortic valve fibrosis 0 14.1 NS
Mitral valve calcification 13.3 14.1 NS
Aortic valve calcification 0 30.2 P<0.02
IM 46.7 63.1 NS
IA 0 6.7 NS
IT 16.7 43.8 NS
  1. Abbreviations used in Table 1: IM mitral insufficiency, IA atrial insufficiency, IT tricuspid insufficiency, NS not significant