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Table 3 Flow measurements

From: PINOT NOIR: Pulmonic INsufficiency imprOvemenT with Nitric Oxide Inhalational Response

  Baseline iNO % Change p-value*
Pulmonary Artery (n=16)     
  Average velocity (m/s) 15.3 ± 8.1 15.9 ± 8.9 2.7 ± 12.4 0.17
  Average flow index (L/min/m2) 2.7 ± 0.7 2.6 ± 0.8 −2.3 ± 10.2 0.13
  Forward volume (mL/beat) 123.5 ± 26.8 122.7 ± 31.6 −1.1 ± 8.6 0.75
  Reverse volume (mL/beat) 45.3 ± 25.0 42.4 ± 24.1 −6.5 ± 8.6 0.01
  Regurgitant fraction % 35.3 ± 16.4 33.3 ± 15.1 −5.2 ± 7.8 0.02
Aorta (n=11)     
  Average velocity (m/s) 14.1 ± 6.2 13.4 ± 6.3 −4.8 ± 8.0 0.10
  Average flow index (L/min/m2) 2.9 ± 0.8 3.0 ± 0.9 5.0 ± 13.0 0.71
  Forward volume (mL/beat) 74.8 ± 17.2 71.3 ± 18.8 −6.3 ± 9.7 0.05
  Reverse volume (mL/beat) 3.2 ± 4.4 3.1 ± 5.1 −28.4 ± 43.4 0.73
  Regurgitant fraction % 4.5 ± 6.4 4.2 ± 5.4 −23.1 ± 45.1 0.51
  1. *By paired t-test between baseline values and iNO values.
  2. Outliers excluded.