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Table 3 Associations of brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity and central blood pressure measurements with parameters of left ventricular geometry and diastolic function

From: The comparison of the impact of arterial stiffness and central pressure on left ventricular geometry and diastolic function

Parameter Simple Multivariablea
r P β P
brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity
 Relative wall thickness 0.116 0.316
 Left ventricular mass index −0.071 0.547
 e´ velocity −0.258 0.025 − 0.017 0.881
 E/e´ 0.194 0.094
Central systolic blood pressure
 Relative wall thickness 0.034 0.768
 Left ventricular mass index 0.019 0.869
 e´ velocity −0.386 0.001 −0.239 0.025
 E/e´ 0.341 0.003 0.212 0.074
Central diastolic blood pressure
 Relative wall thickness 0.063 0.588
 Left ventricular mass index −0.135 0.250
 e´ velocity 0.054 0.640
 E/e´ −0.161 0.101
Central mean arterial pressure
 Relative wall thickness 0.055 0.633
 Left ventricular mass index −0.069 0.558
 e´ velocity −0.187 0.105
 E/e´ 0.101 0.385
Central pulse pressure
 Relative wall thickness 0.002 0.984
 Left ventricular mass index 0.113 0.333
 e´ velocity −0.490 < 0.001 −0.300 0.014
 E/e´ 0.566 < 0.001 0.428 0.002
  1. a Age, sex and body mass index are adjusted in this model