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Table 3 Linear correlation between the values of pulsed-wave Doppler parameters and invasive PAOP according to LV systolic function in patients enrolled in protocol A

From: Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary artery occlusion pressure in ventilated patients: a transoesophageal study

  LV systolic dysfunction (n = 7)   Preserved LV systolic function (n = 49)  
Pulsed-wave Doppler indices Spearman rho coefficient p Value Spearman rho coefficient p Value
E/A 1.00 0.025 0.26 0.090
DTE -0.94 0.035 -0.08 0.580
AFF -0.94 0.035 -0.25 0.090
S/D -0.96 0.018 -0.22 0.130
SF -0.86 0.036 -0.31 0.034
  1. Abbreviations: AFF, atrial filling fraction; DTE, deceleration time of early diastolic mitral E wave; LV, left ventricle; PAOP, pulmonary artery occlusion pressure; SF, systolic fraction.