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Table 2 Results of PDF analysis in 20 patients

From: Kinematic analysis of diastolic function using the freely available software Echo E-waves – feasibility and reproducibility

  Median Range Interquartile range
c (g/s2) 17.4 10.6–32.8 15.5–20.4
k (g/s) 177.4 106.5–294.8 153.9–206.9
x0 (cm) 11.7 7.7–17.9 10.3–12.8
Vmax (m/s) 0.7 0.5–1.3 0.6–0.8
Edec (ms) 236 139–473 205–273
VTI (cm) 12.4 8.1–19.1 11.0–13.5
Tau (ms) 70.1 47.6–151.6 62.0–83.3
KFEI (%) 53.0 46.1–64.1 51.4–54.8
c2 − 4k (g2/s2) −382 −224– − 826 −295– − 474
Filling energy (mJ) 1.1 0.6–3.3 0.9–1.4
Peak driving force (mN) 19.6 12.4–40.6 17.6–22.7
Peak resistive force (mN) 12.5 7.6–27.3 10.6–14.7
M (dimensionless) 1.17 0.96–1.49 1.06–1.26
B (mN) 5.3 1.6–9.7 4.1–6.7
  1. Vmax E-wave peak velocity, Edec E-wave deceleration time, VTI velocity time integral, KFEI kinematic filling efficiency index