Table 2

Hemodynamic data by Doppler ultrasonography (mean ± SD)
Parameters control (n=11) mild (n=16) moderate (n=18) advanced (n=15)
Portal trunk
  Diameter (mm) 3.68 ± 0.31 3.59 ± 0.30 3.63 ± 0.29 3.66 ± 0.25
  Vm (cm/s) 14.3 ± 3.0 13.6 ± 3.5 13.4 ± 4.7 12.7 ± 3.2
  FV (ml/min) 91 ± 8 82 ± 6 83 ± 6 80 ± 7
Hepatic artery
  Diameter (mm) 1.04 ± 0.23 1.12 ± 0.31 1.02 ± 0.19 1.05 ± 0.20
  Vm (cm/s) 12.5 ± 4.8 13.2 ± 5.8 12.9 ± 5.1 13.7 ± 5.5
  Vmax (cm/s) 26.3 ± 5.2 25.8 ± 5.5 26.3 ± 6.3 28.8 ± 10.8
HCI 452 ± 47 396 ± 56 308 ± 44 243 ± 55

Notes: Vm: Mean flow velocity; FV: Flow volume; Vmax: Peak systolic velocity; HCI: Hepatic circulation index.

Yang et al.

Yang et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:168   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-168

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