Table 2

Comparison of mitral flow indices in patients and age matched controls

PatientsControlsp Value
Time to peak E filling (ms)434  (94)478  (46)NS
E deceleration time (ms)207 (73)230 (98)NS
E filling fraction (%)76 (11)78 (4)NS
Time to peak A filling rate (ms)748 (153)869 (135)NS
A filling fraction (%)21 (9)22 (4)NS
EA ratio (ml/s)3.1 (1.7)2.4 (.6)NS
EA ratio (cm/s)2.5 (1.1)1.9 (.4)NS
EA ratio (ml)4.7 (2.8)3.6 (.8)NS
  • A, late (atrial) filling; E, early filling.