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Table 5 The regression coefficients of the relationship between right thoracic wall position in AP and LR direction and upper abdominal wall position in AP direction and right diaphragm position in CC direction before and after the application of the BELT

From: Impact of an abdominal belt on breathing patterns and scan efficiency in whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography: comparison between the UK and Japan

R2 pre belt p value
Left diaphragm position in CC direction versus right diaphragm position in CC direction. 0.88 ± 0.13 0.83 ± 0.15 0.088
Right thoracic wall position in AP direction versus right diaphragm position in CC direction 0.77 ± 0.22 0.73 ± 0.24 0.882
Right thoracic wall position in LR direction versus right diaphragm position in CC direction 0.71 ± 0.20 0.77 ± 0.12 0.552
upper abdominal wall in AP direction versus right diaphragm position in CC direction 0.80 ± 0.18 0.78 ± 0.25 0.955