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Table 3 Echocardiographic features of the 32 patients with MPS IVA and the relationships between severity of cardiac valve abnormalities and age

From: Cardiac features and effects of enzyme replacement therapy in Taiwanese patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA

Echocardiographic features MS MR AS AR TS TR PS PR MVP Thick IVS
% 38% 22% 38% 9% 0% 6% 0% 0% 22% 31%
r value (severity of cardiac valve abnormalities versus age) 0.329 0.109 0.582 0.638 ND 0.008 ND ND 0.062 0.530
p value p>0.05 p>0.05 p<0.01 p<0.01 p>0.05 p>0.05 p>0.05 p>0.05 p>0.05 p<0.01
  1. MPS mucopolysaccharidosis, MS mitral stenosis, MR mitral regurgitation, AS aortic stenosis, AR aortic regurgitation, TS tricuspid stenosis, TR tricuspid regurgitation, PS pulmonary stenosis, PR pulmonary regurgitation, MVP mitral valve prolapse, IVS interventricular septum