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Table 2 Basal characteristics, echocardiographic results, and RV 2DSTE of the two groups

From: Right ventricular 2D speckle-tracking echocardiography in children with osteosarcoma under chemotherapy

 Group 1 (N = 100) (patients with osteosarcoma)Group 2 (N = 100) (control group)P value
Age, years11.85 ± 2.0912.13 ± 1.870.320
Male gender, n (%)50 (50.0%)52 (52.0%)0.777
BSA, m21.39 ± 0.071.40 ± 0.080.394
IVS, cm0.49 ± 0.070.50 ± 0.080.571
PW, cm0.50 ± 0.080.51 ± 0.090.320
LVEDD, cm3.60 ± 0.303.65 ± 0.280.211
LVESD, cm1.71 ± 0.321.69 ± 0.310.687
LVEF, %67.7 ± 3.6268.2 ± 3.520.353
LVGLS, %− 23.77 ± 0.93− 23.83 ± 0.910.670
LA diameter, cm1.89 ± 0.211.85 ± 0.220.237
AO, cm1.90 ± 0.181.87 ± 0.200.196
RVGLS, %− 24.75 ± 0.53− 24.64 ± 0.350.110
Apical RVS, %− 24.91 ± 0.72− 24.87 ± 0.660.684
Mid RVS, %− 24.16 ± 0.64− 24.11 ± 0.530.472
Basal RVS, %− 24.65 ± 1.05− 24.45 ± 0.920.172
RVS, cm/s13.80 ± 0.6613.79 ± 0.640.940
RVE, cm/s13.61 ± 0.4813.55 ± 0.490.455
RVA, cm/s12.00 ± 0.5711.92 ± 0.580.297
Tapse, cm1.87 ± 0.151.88 ± 0.150.679
FAC, %35.80 ± 1.0335.79 ± 1.060.946
  1. BSA body surface area; IVS interventricular septum; PW posterior wall; LVEDD left ventricular end diastolic dimension; LVESD left ventricular end systolic dimension; LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction; LVGLS left ventricular global longitudinal strain; LA left atrium; AO aorta; RVGLS right ventricular global longitudinal strain; Apical, Mid, and Basal RVS right ventricular strain; RVS right ventricular systolic wave; RVE right ventricular E wave; RVA right ventricular A wave; Tapse tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion; FAC fractional area change