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Table 3 Comparison of the variables before and after ASD closure

From: Normalization of the right heart and the preoperative factors that influence the emergence PAH after surgical closure of atrial septal defect

VariablesBeforeAfterp95%CIMean Differences
RA Dimension (mm)48.84 ± 6.2336.96 ± 6.030.000**9.77–13.9911.87 ± 7.01
RV Dimension (mm)44.89 ± 8.1134.80 ± 5.500.000**7.71–12.4610.09 ± 7.91
LA Dimension (mm)34.13 ± 7.2632.75 ± 6.750.184−0.677-3.431.37 ± 6.84
TRV (m/s)2.95 ± 0.982.23 ± 0.600.000**0.40–1.040.72 ± 0.89
TAPSE (mm)27.13 ± 5.4214.46 ± 4.390.000**10.69–14.6412.66 ± 6.57
mPAP (mmHg)*31.52 (5.65–52.45)27.20 (2.50–51.00)0.101  
RA Pressure (mmHg)*8.00 (3.00–15.00)3.00 (3.00–15.00)0.403  
EF (%) *69.50 (49.00–85.00)69.00 (56.00–79.00)0.404  
  1. * = non parametric; ** = Significant Difference; mPAP = Mean Pulmonary Arterial Pressure; EF = Ejection Fraction; RA = Right Atrium; RV = Right Ventricle; TRV = Tricuspid Regurgitation Velocity; TAPSE = Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion; LA = Left Atrium