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Table 4 Pulmonary trunk assessment for dimensions and flow measurements (mean ± SD)

From: Cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with pectus excavatum compared with normal controls

  Pectus Patients Healthy Subjects P-value
Pulmonary Artery Diameter (cm) 2.18 ± 0.2 2.13 ± 0.1 0.574
Average Cross-sectional Area (cm2) 6.2 ± 1.0 6.1 ± 0.9 0.623
Average Velocity (cm/sec) 16.5 ± 4.4 15.0 ± 2.0 0.175
Peak Velocity (cm/sec) 78.9 ± 21.0 75.2 ± 14.0 0.542
Average Flow (ml/m) 101.0 ± 16.0 89.0 ± 15.6 0.070
Average Flow/min (l/min) 5.9 ± 0.9 5.3 ± 0.9 0.121
Forward Volume (ml) 86.1 ± 18.3 79.6 ± 18.1 0.405
Reverse Volume (ml) 0.2 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.3 0.615
Net Forward Volume (ml) 86.1 ± 18.9 79.4 ± 17.9 0.386
Net Forward Volume/BSA (ml/m2) 47.3 ± 10.7 43.4 ± 7.6 0.299