Table 4

Resting Diastolic Indexes in Individuals with HCM, Elite Athletes With and Without LVH and Recreational Athleteslegend

ParameterHCMElite Athletes With LVHElite Athletes Without LVHRecreational Athletesp Value
Peak E (cm/s)77 ± 677 ± 677 ± 674 ± 6NS
(64–82)(65–85)(62–85)(65–83)
Peak A (cm/s)36 ± 434 ± 433 ± 536 ± 4NS
(30–40)(29–40)(27–40)(30–40)
E/A wave2.1 ± 0.42.3 ± 0.42.3 ± 0.32.4 ± 0.3NS
(1.6–2.6)(1.6–2.8)(1.8–2.7)(1.8–2.6)
  • legend E/A = ratio of early to late peak flow velocity; HCM = hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; LVH = left ventricular hypertrophy; Peak A = peak velocity in late diastole; Peak E = peak velocity in early diastole.