Transductal velocity ratio | ||||
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< 1.8 | 1.8–3.7 | > 3.7 | p Value | |
Mean (SD) LA/Ao | 1.6 (0.4) (n = 24) | 1.3 (0.3) (n = 23) | 1.3 (0.3) (n = 10) | 0.011^{2-150} |
Mean (SD) LVIDd/Ao | 1.9 (0.3) (n = 19) | 1.7 (0.2) (n = 18) | 1.7 (0.3) (n = 9) | 0.049^{2-150} |
Number (%) with | ||||
Forward diastolic flow | 4 (17) | 7 (35) | 5 (56) | |
Reverse/absent diastolic flow^{2-152} | 19 (83) | 13 (65) | 4 (44) | 0.096^{2-151} |
Numbers in columns differ slightly due to unavailability of some variables in individual patients.
↵2-150 One way analysis of variance (ANOVA);
↵2-151 χ^{2} test.
↵2-152 Reverse or absent diastolic flow in the descending aorta.
LA/Ao, left atrial diameter/aortic diameter ratio; LVIDd/Ao, left ventricle internal diameter/aortic diameter ratio.