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Table 2 Agreement between emergency physicians and cardiologist interpretation

From: Emergency physician use of tissue Doppler bedside echocardiography in detecting diastolic dysfunction: an exploratory study

Emergency physicians Cardiologist
DD present DD not present Indeterminatea
DD present 18 0 1
DD not present 2 22 4
Indeterminateb 0 0 1
  1. aStudies were rated “indeterminate” by cardiology based on the following: fused E and A waves (1), studies that met some criteria but not others (4), and clips with insufficient number of cycles recorded (1)
  2. bOne study was rated “indeterminate” by emergency physicians due to extremely disparate eʹ septal and lateral measurements