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Table 4 Measurements.

From: Is early ventricular dysfunction or dilatation associated with lower mortality rate in adult severe sepsis and septic shock? A meta-analysis

Author Year Outcome (mortality) measure Cardiac assessment method LV function
(mean ± SD)
LV dimension
(mean ± SD)
RV function
(mean ± SD)
RV dimension
(mean ± SD)
Kimchi et al. 1984 In-hospital all cause Radionuclide LVEF
(46 ± 16%)
- RVEF
(37 ± 2%)
RVEDVI
(98 ± 10 mL/m2)
Dhainaut et al. 1988 In-hospital refractory shock PAC-TD - - RVEF
(30 ± 12%)
-
Vincent et al. 1989 In-hospital protracted sepsis PAC-TD - - RVEF
(25 ± 8%)
-
Vincent et al. 1992 In-hospital refractory shock PAC-TD - - RVEF
(38 ± 16%)
RVEDVI
(90 ± 31 mL/m2)
Jardin et al. 1999 In hospital all cause TEE LVEF
(49 ± 15%)
LVEDVIa
(69 ± 24 mL/m2)
- -
McLean et al. 2007 In hospital all cause TTE LVEF
(48 ± 15%)
LVEDD
(47 ± 10)
- -
Cariou et al 2008 In hospital all cause TEE LVFAC
(46 ± 19%)
LVEDA
(16 ± 6 cm2)
- -
Etchecopar-Chevreuil et al. 2008 In-hospital all cause TEE LVEF
(47 ± 20%)
LVEDV
(97 ± 25 mL)
- -
Vieillard-Baron et al. 2008 28-day all cause TEE LVEF
(51 ± 17%)
LVEDVIa
(63 ± 23 mL/m2)
- -
Sturgess et al. 2010 In-hospital all cause TTE LVEF
(43 ± 14%)
LVEDVIa
(67 ± 24 mL/m2)
- -
Furian et al. 2012 In-hospital sepsis TTE LVEF
(57 ± 13%)
LVEDD/ht
(28 ± 3 mm/m)
- RVD (TTE)
(24 ± 4 mm)
Landesberg et al. 2012 In-hospital all cause TTE LVEF
(59 ± 11%)
LVEDD
(46 ± 10 mm)
LVEDVIa
(56 ± 18 mL/m2)
RVSV change
(7.5 ± 3.7 mL)
RVEDA
(21 ± 6 cm2)
Pulido et al. 2012 30-day all cause TTE LVEF
(57 ± 15%)
LVEDD
(46 ± 10 mm)
- -
Weng et al. 2012 90-day all cause TTE LVEF
(55 ± 16%)
LVEDV
(72 ± 24 mL)
- -
  1. aI represents index to body surface area.
  2. LVEDA, LV end-diastolic area; LVEDD, LV end-diastolic diameter; LVEDV, LV end-diastolic volume; LVEF, LV ejection fraction; LVFAC, LV fractional area contraction; PAC-TD, Pulmonary artery catheter-thermodilution; Radionulcide, radionuclide-gated cardiac cineangiography; RVD, RV diameter; RVEDA, RV end-diastolic area; RVEDVI, RV end-diastolic volume index; RVEF, RV ejection fraction; RVSV change, RV stroke volume change; TEE, transesophageal echocardiography; TTE, transthoracic echocardiography;.