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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of right ventricular parameters by echocardio­graphy between two groups

Parameter Control group Monocrotaline group P-value
RA diatolic area (cm2) 0.37±0.05 0.72±0.10 0.005
RA systolic area (cm2) 0.25±0.03 0.50±0.15 0.044
Fractional area change (%) 31.65±5.15 30.95±13.16 0.935
TV E (cm/sec) 79.22±33.40 82.42±16.96 0.889
TV A (cm/sec) 66.00±13.33 73.52±13.20 0.525
TV E/A 1.17±0.34 1.13±0.21 0.893
RV EF (%) 73.1±2.4 54.2±1.8 0.001
RV FS (%) 43.2±3.2 28.3±1.7 0.024
RV e’ (cm/sec) 6.33±1.01 3.77±1.02 0.036
RV a’ (cm/sec) 5.25±1.94 4.80±0.35 0.710
RV s’(cm/sec) 5.32 ±1.46 3.15±0.79 0.047
PV ET (msec) 60.8±5.7 106.6±5.7 <0.001
TAPSE (mm) 2.83±0.34 1.26±0.22 0.002
Tei index 0.54±0.07 0.50±0.15 0.706

RA, right atrium; FAC, fractional area change, TV, tricuspid valve; E, early diastolic velocity; A, late atrial peak velocity; RV, right ventricle; EF, ejection fraction; FS, shortening fraction; e', early diastolic myocardial velocity; a', late diastolic myocardial velocity; s', systolic myocardial velocity; PV ET, pulmonic valve ejection time; TAPSE, tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion.

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