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Table 4 Strain parameters in Obese adolescents and lean controls

From: Impaired myocardial deformation and ventricular vascular coupling in obese adolescents with dysglycemia

 Obese adolescents
n = 39
Lean control
n = 39
P# 1P# 2
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
Weight (kg)99.3627.9859.9112.82< 0.0001< 0.0001
Global long strain− 20.982.83− 23.012.230.00050.0045
Average longitudinal strain− 18.872.55− 20.492.040.00270.0140
Global circumferential strain− 25.413.65− 26.329.190.56900.5580
Average circumferential strain− 22.533.49− 23.848.500.37800.3780
Average radial strain SAX34.299.8034.4110.070.95900.9540
Average long strain rate 4CH− 1.020.21− 1.100.160.07100.1080
Average CIRC strain rate SAX− 1.330.20− 1.450.300.04460.0701
  1. SAX short axis view
  2. P value# 1 was calculated from ANOVA test
  3. P value# 2 was calculated from conditional logistic regression