Table 1.

Subject variables

AttributeMAO+ Group (n = 35)MAO Group (n = 20)Intergroup Significance
Age, yr53 (10)56 (10)P = NS
Males2512P = NS
Minorities56P = NS
LVEDP > 18 mmHg and τ < 50 ms70P < 0.05
LVEDP ≤ 18 mmHg and τ > 50 ms97P = NS
Hypertensive102P = NS
Diabetic61P = NS
CAD95P = NS
Height, cm175 (10)173 (12)P = NS
Weight, kg93 (23)92 (14)P = NS
HR, beats/min65 (9)74 (9)P < 0.001
  • Clinical parameter values are means (SD), and demographic values are numbers of subjects. MAO+, subjects with mitral annular oscillations; MAO, subjects without mitral annular oscillations; CAD, coronary artery disease; HR, heart rate; LVEDP, left ventricular end-diastolic pressure; τ, time constant of isovolumic relaxation; NS, not significant.