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Table 3 Arterial stiffness measurements

From: Arterial stiffness in adult patients after Fontan procedure

  Fontan (n = 25) Healthy (n = 25) p=
PWV (m/s) 7,81 ± 1,0 7,91 ± 0,8 0.34
AP 6,08 ± 0,7 2,0 ± 3,7 0.002
AIx 17,01 ± 3,3 6,05 ± 11 <0.001
Mean BP, mm Hg 94,5 ± 8,61 92,2 ± 6,9 0,29
PP brachial, mm Hg 47,4 ± 13,8 46,2 ± 11,5 0,74
Central SBP, mm Hg 113,4 ± 12,3 107,9 ± 9,0 0,07
Central DBP, mm Hg 80.4 ± 7,6 78,1 ± 5,4 0,21
Central PP, mm Hg 33,0 ± 10,5 29,8 ± 6,7 0,19
  1. PVW- Pulse Wave Velocity, AP- Augmented Pressure, AIx- Augmentation Index, BP – blood pressure, PP- pulse pressure, SBP – systolic blood pressure, DBP- diastolic blood pressure.