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Table 5 Correlation coefficients between 2-D- and TVE-derived variables of left global atrial mechanical function. Individual values of the inter-atrial septum, and the inferior, anterior, lateral and posterior LA walls were averaged.

From: Assessment of atrial regional and global electromechanical function by tissue velocity echocardiography: a feasibility study on healthy individuals

  LA-Aa' peak vel. LA-Aa' disp. LA-Aa' cont. LA-Aa' SR LA-Aa' S
LA-Diameter 0.33 0.57* 0.43 0.2 0.21
LA-Long axis 0.00 0.17 0.02 -0.21 -0.08
LA-Short axis -0.2 0.02 -0.08 -0.16 -0.07
LA-Area -0.12 0.01 -0.13 -0.12 0.12
LA-P-wave volume -0.15 0.02 -0.08 -0.14 -0.04
LA-Maximal volume 0.07 0.05 -0.1 -0.03 -0.21
LA-Minimal volume 0.2 0.15 0.13 -0.13 -0.21
LA-Ejection fraction -0.27 -0.23 -0.31 -0.03 0.19
LA-Active emptying -0.35 -0.22 -0.31 -0.03 0.19
  1. Abbreviations: LA. Left atria; otherwise as in Table 3. * P < 0.01