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Table 3 Detailed description of dichotomous results is shown

From: Assessment of cardiac pathology by point-of-care ultrasonography performed by a novice examiner is comparable to the gold standard

Expert findings (n = 102)
No pathology 19 (18.6%)
Left ventricular failure + left ventricular dilatation 9 (8.8%)
Aortic stenosis 8 (7.8%)
Left ventricular hypertrophy + aortic stenosis 8 (7.8%)
Left ventricular failure 7 (6.9%)
Right ventricular dilatation 7 (6.9%)
Pericardial effusion 5 (4.9%)
Left ventricular hypertrophy 5 (4.9%)
Left ventricular dilatation + right ventricular dilatation + left ventricular failure 5 (4.9%)
Left ventricular hypertrophy + left ventricular failure 5 (4.9%)
Pericardial effusion + left ventricular hypertrophy + aortic stenosis 4 (3.9%)
Left ventricular dilatation + left ventricular failure + aortic stenosis 4 (3.9%)
Pericardial effusion + aortic stenosis 3 (2.9%)
Right ventricular dilatation + left ventricular failure 3 (2.9%)
Left ventricular dilatation 2 (2.0%)
Right ventricular dilatation + left ventricular hypertrophy + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Pericardial effusion + left ventricular hypertrophy + left ventricular failure 1 (1.0%)
Pericardial effusion + left ventricular failure + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Left ventricular dilatation + right ventricular dilatation + left ventricular failure + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Pericardial effusion + right ventricular dilatation + left ventricular hypertrophy + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Left ventricular hypertrophy + left ventricular failure + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Right ventricular dilatation + aortic stenosis 1 (1.0%)
Left ventricular dilatation + left ventricular hypertrophy + left ventricular failure 1 (1.0%)
  1. Assessments were made from images obtained by a novice examiner by an expert in cardiology and echocardiography.