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Table 6 Pearson correlations between morphologic and echocardiography variables

From: Investigation of the correlation between cardiac parameters and aortic diameter in patients with ascending aortic aneurysm

  Age Ascending aorta diameter Cardiac volume Thorax diameter
IVSd     
 r **0.333B 0.036A *0.265A 0.137A
 Sig. (p) 0.007 0.780 0.034 0.281
LVDd     
 r 0.146A 0.225A **0.332B *0.299A
 Sig. (p) 0.253 0.077 0.008 0.017
LVPWd     
 r − 0.72A 0.113A 0.101A 0.157A
 Sig. (p) 0.574 0.372 0.427 0.216
LVDs     
 r 0.074A 0.220A **− 0.383B− − 0.186A
 Sig. (p) 0.019 0.341 0.004 0.108
LVEF     
 r − 0.269A − 0.111A **− 0.324B− − 0.186A
 Sig. (p) 0.019 0.341 0.004 0.108
LAD     
 r − 0.188A − 0.016A 0.016A − 0.149A
 Sig. (p) 0.162 0.904 0.907 0.269
  1. LAD: left atrial dimension, LVDd: left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, LVDs: left ventricular end-systolic dimension, LVEF: left ventricular ejection fraction, LVPWd: left ventricular posterior wall thickness,, IVSd: Interventricular septum at end diastole
  2. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  3. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  4. AVery week or Negligible correlation, B Low positive correlation, B−Low negative correlation