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Table 6 Correlation coefficients between 2-D- and TVE-derived variables of right 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

  RA-Aa' peak vel. RA-Aa' disp. RA-Aa' cont. RA-Aa' SR RA-Aa' S
RA-Long axis 0.35 0.58* 0.53 0.26 -0.07
RA-Short axis 0.06 0.30 0.20 -0.00 -0,14
RA-Area 0.10 0.31 0.20 -0.00 -0.14
RA-P-wave volume 0.09 0.31 0.21 0.08 -0.15
RA-Maximal volume -0.06 0.16 0.12 -0.04 -0.26
RA-Minimal volume 0.10 0.24 0.25 0.14 -0.18
RA-Ejection fraction -0.33 -0.24 -0.35 -0.41* -0.09
RA-Active emptying 0.07 0.27 0.12 -0.08 -0.08
  1. Abbreviations: RA, right atrial; otherwise as in Table 3. * P < 0.01