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Research Article

Subclinical Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Patients with Septic Shock Based on Sepsis-3 Definition: A Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Study

Table 3

Strain echocardiographic variables.

Septic shock (n = 90)Sepsis (n = 37) value

LS-A4C (%)−14.5 ± 3.3−17.0 ± 2.7<0.001
LS-A2C (%)−14.3 ± 3.9−16.9 ± 2.8<0.001
LS-A3C (%)−15.1 ± 3.7−17.1 ± 2.60.003
GLS (%)−14.6 ± 3.3−17.1 ± 3.3<0.001
GLS ≥ –15%, n (%)50 (55.6%)6 (16.2%)<0.001

Data are presented as means ± SD. GLS: global longitudinal strain by speckle-tracking echocardiography, LS: longitudinal strain, A3C: apical 3-chamber view, A4C: apical 4-chamber view, and A2C: apical 2-chamber view. .

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