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Table 4 Relationship of CMR and Echo variables with LA LGE (%), transformed for normality by square-root

From: Prognostic and functional implications of left atrial late gadolinium enhancement cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  All Subjects No Prior Atrial Arrhythmia Prior Arrhythmia
r Significance r Significance r Significance
LA EF −0.39 p < 0.0005 −0.45 p < 0.0005 −0.37 p = 0.01
LA Volume Index (minimum) 0.39 p < 0.0005 0.47 p < 0.0005 0.39 p = 0.01
LA Volume Index (maximum) 0.24 p = 0.01 0.23 p =0.06 0.26 p = 0.08
LV EDV Index 0.07 p = 0.46 0.19 p =0.14 −0.14 p = 0.35
LV EF −0.08 p = 0.38 −0.06 p =0.62 −0.04 p = 0.80
e’ Septal −0.24 p = 0.04 −0.28 p =0.07 −0.31 p = 0.10
e’ Lateral −0.13 p = 0.25 −0.23 p = 0.11 0.06 p = 0.75
E/e’ Septal 0.31 p = 0.007 0.37 p = 0.01 0.27 p = 0.16
E/e’ Lateral 0.13 p = 0.23 0.23 p = 0.10 0.02 p = 0.93
E/A Ratio 0.06 p = 0.63 0.04 p = 0.80 0.14 p = 0.52
  1. All bold entries have significance P < 0.05