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Table 1 Peak values for pressure gradients (total, inertial, convective) for 10 normal volunteers

From: 1135 Exploring pressure gradients measured in the left heart during diastole

  Peak Positive (mmHg) Peak Negative (mmHg)
  Path 1 Path 2 Δ (1–2) Path 1 Path 2 Δ (1–2)
ΔP (Total) 3.4 ± 1.3 1.6 ± 0.6 1.8 ± 0.8 -3.1 ± 1.0 -2.8 ± 1.3 -0.3 ± 0.4
ΔP (Inertial) 3.6 ± 1.3 2.3 ± 1.0 1.3 ± 0.4 -2.9 ± 0.9 -2.0 ± 0.8 -0.9 ± 0.2
ΔP (Convective) NA NA NA -0.5 ± 0.2 -1.6 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.6