Advances in Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Prevalence and Aetiology of Left Ventricular Thrombus in Patients Undergoing Transthoracic Echocardiography at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital

Table 2

Echocardiographic profiles of subjects with and without left ventricular thrombus.

ParameterWith LVT, Without LVT, value

Mean LVDD (mm)60.45 (7.65)55.57 (10.91)0.001
LVDD > 56 mm69 (82.14%)437/698 (62.61%)0.001
Mean EF28.83 (9.64)46.35 (17.11)0.001
 EF < 3040 (47.62%)119/698 (17.05%)0.001
 EF < 3555 (65.48%)223/698 (31.95%)0.001
RWMD29 (34.52%)56/698 (8.02%)0.001
LV dyssynchrony16 (19.05%)45/698 (6.45%)0.001

LVIDD = left ventricular internal diameter in diastole; EF = ejection fraction; RWMD = regional wall motion defect; LV = left ventricle; LVT = left ventricular thrombus.