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Table 4 Comparison of the baseline and FU levels of GLS

From: The combined role of NT-proBNP and LV-GLS in the detection of early subtle chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer female patients

Variable Baseline (mean SD) FU (mean SD) P value
A4GLS (%) − 22.0 ± 2.6 − 20.1 ± 2.6 <0.001
Mean delta A4GLS − 1.9 ± 2.1
A3GLS (%) − 21.0 ± 2.6 − 19.2 ± 2.7 <0.001
Mean delta A3GLS − 1.8 ± 2.9
A2GLS (%) − 21.6 ± 3.2 − 19.6 ± 2.8 <0.001
Mean delta A2GLS − 2.0 ± 2.9
Average GLS (%) − 21.5 ± 2.3 − 19.7 ± 2.1 <0.001
Mean delta average GLS − 1.8 ± 1.8
  1. A4GLS apical 4-chamber view global longitudinal strain, A3GLS apical 3-chamber view global longitudinal strain, A2GLS apical 2-chamber view global longitudinal strain