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Table 3 Univariable correlations between the magnitude of LV peak strain and clinical indices in diabetic patients

From: The additive effects of kidney dysfunction on left ventricular function and strain in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients verified by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

  Radial PS Circumferential PS Longitudinal PS
R P R P R P
Creatinine – 0.255 0.009 – 0.211 0.031 – 0.350 < 0.001
eGFR 0.392 < 0.001 0.436 < 0.001 0.556 < 0.001
Urea – 0.269 0.005 – 0.259 0.008 – 0.343 < 0.001
Uric acid – 0.361 < 0.001 – 0.391 < 0.001 – 0.460 < 0.001
Diabetes duration 0.099 0.313 0.022 0.825 – 0.084 0.395
Fasting plasma glucose 0.059 0.552 – 0.005 0.961 0.101 0.305
HbA1c – 0.110 0.263 – 0.138 0.159 – 0.078 0.427
Total cholesterol – 0.156 0.112 – 0.101 0.307 – 0.052 0.601
Triglycerides – 0.016 0.869 – 0.023 0.815 0.076 0.439
  1. eGFR estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin