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Table 2 Standard echocardiographic pre-examination (before treatment) data for cats with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

From: Assessment of myocardial function in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cats with and without response to medical treatment by carvedilol

  Responder Non-responder
 LA/Ao 1.3 (1.2, 1.4) 1.5 (1.4, 1.6)
 IVSd, mm 6.1 (5.9, 6.8) 7.2 (6.5, 7.6)
 LVPWd, mm 4.9 (3.9, 5.9) 6.6 (6.3, 8.3) *
 LVIDd, mm 14.3 (13.5, 16.0) 13.1 (10.6, 14.5)
 LVIDs, mm 6.9 (3.0, 9.8) 6.0 (4.5, 6.6)
 FS, % 50.0 (42.9, 57.2) 54.9 (51.7, 61.2)
 E wave velocity, m/s 1.1 (0.9, 1.2) 0.8 (0.8, 1.0)
 Deceleration time of E wave, ms 56.2 (50.2, 75.4) 50.6 (42.6, 71.8)
 A wave velocity, m/s 1.0 (0.9, 1.1) 1.0 (0.9, 1.1)
 E/A ratio 0.9 (0.9, 1.1) 0.8 (0.7, 0.9)
  1. Data are expressed as medians (25, 75% interquartile ranges).
  2. IVSd: end-diastolic interventricular septal thickness; FS: fractional shortening; LA/Ao: left atrial to aortic root ratio; LVIDd: end-diastolic left ventricular internal diameter; LVIDs: end-systolic left ventricular internal diameter; LVPWd: end-diastolic left ventricular posterior-wall thickness.
  3. *Within a row, values differed significantly (p < 0.05) from Responder