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Table 4 Evaluation of patients with moderate PHT and the control group in terms of related parameters

From: The value of hepatic diffusion-weighted MR imaging in demonstrating hepatic congestion secondary to pulmonary hypertension

  Moderate PHT Controls p
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Liver size(mm) 150.38 ± 13.73 139.28 ± 8.25 0.008**
VP(mm) 10.08 ± 1,84 9.37 ± 2.04 0.362
IVC(mm) 15.37 ± 4.14 14.09 ± 2.56 0.295
RHV(mm) 8.62 ± 3.93 7.11 ± 1.95 0.325
MHV(mm) 8.95 ± 3.21 6.92 ± 1.31 0.122
LHV(mm) 8.08 ± 2.83 6.87 ± 1.34 0.276
ADC(mm 2 /s) 1.82 ± 0.16 1.62 ± 0.17 0.009**
ADC-II(mm 2 /s) 1.73 ± 0.19 1.55 ± 0.18 0.025*
  1. Students t test * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01
  2. Abb: ADC:Apparent diffusion coefficient, IVC:Inferior vena cava, LHV:Left hepatic vein, MHV:Middle hepatic vein, PHT:Pulmonary arterial hypertension, RHV:Right hepatic vein, VP:Vena porta.