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Table 5 Electrocardiographic changes in study population by clinical HIV status

From: Clinical characteristics and initial management of patients with tuberculous pericarditis in the HIV era: the Investigation of the Management of Pericarditis in Africa (IMPI Africa) registry

Feature Clinical HIV disease No clinical HIV disease P
Number of patients
PR segment deviation
46 (38.7) 73 (61.3) 0.62
    Yes 11 (55.0) 9 (45.0) 0.09
    No 35 (35.4) 64 (64.6)  
ST segment elevation    
    Yes 14 (58.3) 10 (41.7) 0.03
    No 32 (33.7) 63 (66.3)  
Micro voltage    
    Yes 8 (29.6) 19 (70.4) 0.27
    No 38 (41.3) 54 (58.7)  
Electrical alternans    
    Yes 5 (45.5) 6 (54.5) 0.43
    No 41 (38) 67 (62)  
Atrial fibrillation    
    Yes 2 (16.7) 10 (83.3) 0.09
    No 44 (41.1) 63 (58.9)  
  1. Values are absolute counts (percentages)