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Table 3 Comparison of global left ventricular strain in sarcoidosis patients by quartiles of ejection fraction

From: Left ventricular myocardial deformation assessment in asymptomatic patients with recently diagnosed sarcoidosis of the respiratory tract and/or extrapulmonary sarcoidosis

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 p value
GLS (%) − 12.1 ± 3.9 − 13.6 ± 2.4 − 14.2 ± 2.8 − 15.6 ± 2.9 1.10–5
GCS (%) − 19.7 ± 3.1 − 22.3 ± 2.1 − 23.7 ± 2.5 − 26.2 ± 4.3 2.10–9
GRS (%) − 43.6 ± 9.7 54.1 ± 11.2 55.4 ± 14.4 56.6 ± 14.3 0.081
  1. Variables with the Gaussian distribution are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation
  2. GLS global longitudinal strain, GCS global circumferential strain, GRS global radial strain