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Clinical Study

Ultrasonographic Prevalence and Factors Predicting Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Is There a Correlation between the Grade of Diastolic Dysfunction and the Grade of Liver Disease?

Table 1

Comparative assessment of echocardiographic measurements and left ventricular systolic performance parameters with regard to severity of liver disease.

LVESD (cm)LVEDD (cm)LAD (cm)EF (%)SF (%)

CTP class A ( 𝑛 = 2 9 ) 3 ± 0 . 6 4 . 9 ± 0 . 7 3 . 4 ± 0 . 4 6 7 ± 8 . 4 3 6 . 8 ± 6 . 9
CTP class B ( 𝑛 = 3 9 ) 3 . 4 ± 0 . 4 5 . 1 ± 0 . 5 3 . 4 ± 0 . 5 6 5 . 9 ± 9 . 6 3 4 . 7 ± 6 . 3
CTP class C ( 𝑛 = 2 4 ) 3 . 3 ± 0 . 6 5 . 1 ± 0 . 7 3 . 3 ± 0 . 3 6 2 . 3 ± 9 . 1 3 3 . 6 ± 7 . 2
𝑡 -test
 CTP class A versus B 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S
 CTP class A versus C 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S
 CTP class B versus C 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S 𝑃 = N S

CTP: Child-Turcotte-Pugh; LVESD: left ventricular end-systolic diameter; LVEDD: left ventricular end-diastolic diameter; LAD: left atrial diameter; EF: ejection fraction; SF: shortening fraction; NS: nonsignificant. All results are expressed as mean values ± standard deviation.

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