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Table 2 Right to left atrial area ratio and its recovery over time

From: Right atrial to left atrial area ratio on early echocardiography predicts long-term survival after acute pulmonary embolism

  Overall (n = 35) Non-survivors (n = 10) Survivors (n = 25) p value
RA/LA Area Ratio D1 0.97 ± 0.32 1.20 ± 0.37 0.89 ± 0.26 0.01*
RA/LA Area Ratio D2 0.87 ± 0.22 0.96 ± 0.17 0.84 ± 0.23 0.23
RA/LA Area Ratio D5 0.89 ± 0.21 0.98 ± 0.19 0.84 ± 0.21 0.16
RA/LA Area Ratio Wk 2 0.83 ± 0.24 0.88 ± 0.31 0.80 ± 0.22 0.67
RA/LA Area Ratio Wk 6 0.82 ± 0.15 0.82 ± 0.21 0.82 ± 0.13 0.99
RA/LA Area Ratio Wk 12 0.90 ± 0.20 0.94 ± 0.22 0.89 ± 0.19 0.63
RA/LA Area Ratio Wk 26 0.84 ± 0.12 0.86 ± 0.11 0.83 ± 0.12 0.77
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD.
  2. Linear mixed model showed significant difference in serial measurements of RA/LA area ratio over time between survivors and non-survivors, p = 0.041.
  3. D Day, Wk Week, LA Left atrium, RA Right atrium, *p < 0.05.