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Table 5 Mean strain values in the study group at diagnosis of and recovery from septic shock

From: Speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with septic shock: a case control study (SPECKSS)

  Diagnosis Recovery P value
Study group (n = 33) –14.46 % –16.02 % 0.010*
Patients weaned off vasopressors (n = 23) –14.57 % –15.97 % 0.026*
Patients not weaned off vasopressors (n = 10) –14.19 % –16.15 % 0.194
Nonsurvivors (n = 13) –15.28 % –15.79 % 0.563
  1. *P < 0.05