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Table 4 Right ventricular function in patients with PAH and healthy volunteers

From: Non-invasive evaluation of pulmonary arterial blood flow and wall shear stress in pulmonary arterial hypertension with 3D phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging

  Healthy volunteers PAH patients p value
RVEF (%) 45.8 ± 6.7 43.5 ± 16.0 0.769
RVEDV (mL) 96.6 ± 26.8 135.3 ± 42.8 0.099
RVEDVI (mL/m2) 56.4 ± 13.7 90.7 ± 26.9 0.024
RVESV (mL) 55.5 ± 15.4 79.4 ± 41.1 0.244
RVESVI (mL/m2) 31.6 ± 5.24 53.0 ± 26.0 0.102
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. PAH pulmonary arterial hypertension, RVEF right ventricular ejection fraction, RVEDV right ventricular end diastolic volume, RVEDVI right ventricular end diastolic volume index, RVESV right ventricular end systolic volume, RVESVI right ventricular end systolic volume index