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Table 2 Doppler indices comparison between 3 grades of NAFLD

From: Portal venous and hepatic artery hemodynamic variation in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

   ANOVA test
Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
Mean ± SD f p value
Vmax (cm/s) 27.4 ± 0.8 23.04 ± 0.61 19.1 ± 0.77 645.499 < 0.001(A1)
Vmin (cm/s) 18.52 ± 1.2 18.01 ± 0.59 15.86 ± 0.73 51.440 < 0.001(A2)
MFV (cm/s) 15.78 ± 0.61 12.01 ± 0.57 9.89 ± 0.97 325.229 < 0.001(A1)
VPI (cm/s) 0.52 ± 0.04 0.36 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.03 284.708 < 0.001(A1)
HARI 0.79 ± 0.01 0.74 ± 0.01 0.7 ± 0.01 243.388 < 0.001(A1)
  1. AANOVA test.
  2. BPost hoc Bonferroni test was significant at: A1Between all groups. A2 G3 group vs. G1 and G2 groups