Table 1

Clinical and functional parameters of patients divided according to severity of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR)

ParametersNo FMRMild to moderate FMRSevere FMRp Value
Age (years)65±1168±1069±11<0.0001
Female (%)2222200.8
NYHA class2.2±0.72.2±0.82.5±0.9<0.0001
Ischaemic aetiology51%73%49%<0.0001
LVD (mm)61±763±866±9<0.0001
LVS (mm)51±853±1057±150.01
PWT (mm)11±210±210±2<0.0001
LVEF (%)34±833±829±8<0.0001
RMP (%)203062<0.0001
DTE (ms)177±53174±69140±73<0.0001
  • DTE, E-wave deceleration time; LVD, left ventricular diastolic diameter; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LVS, left ventricular systolic diameter; NYHA, New York Heart Association; PWT, posterior wall thickness; RMP, restrictive mitral filling pattern.