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Table 4 dIVC and ΔVTI in patients with different LVEF

From: Respiratory variations of inferior vena cava fail to predict fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients with isolated left ventricular dysfunction

Categories LVEF > 50% (n = 101) LVEF 40–50%
(n = 11)
LVEF < 40%
(n = 17)
p
dIVC (%) 16 (6, 25) 19 (15, 22) 20 (12, 26) 0.247
ΔVTI (%) 10.8 (2.0, 16.6) 5.5 (−1.3, 18.1) −2.9 (−9.8, 3.3) < 0.001
Number of PLR responders (n, %) 57 (56.4%) 4 (36.4%) 1 (5.9%) < 0.001
  1. dIVC inferior vena cava distensibility index, VTI velocity–time integral, LVEF left ventricle ejection fraction, PLR passive leg raising