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?
Comparative assessment of echocardiographic measurements and left ventricular systolic performance parameters with regard to severity of liver disease.
CTP class A ()
CTP class B ()
CTP class C ()
CTP class A versus B
CTP class A versus C
CTP class B versus C
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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