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Table 4 Doppler changes before and after treatment

From: Effect of direct-acting antiviral drugs on portal circulation hemodynamics in cirrhotic patients infected with HCV

Chemical changes Before treatment After treatment P
PV diameter Range 10–18 10–16 0.001*
Mean ± SD 14.2 ± 2.6 13.09 ± 1.6
PV velocity Range 10–20 9.5–20 0.06
Mean ± SD 14.6 ± 2.5 13.9 ± 2.2
CSA Range 0.84–3.93 0.07–3.4 0.004*
Mean ± SD 1.9 ± 0.9 1.6 ± 0.8
PCI Range 0.06–0.29 0.06–0.20 0.006*
Mean ± SD 0.13 ± 0.05 0.11 ± 0.04
Spleen span Range 10–20 10–17 0.04*
Mean ± SD 13.7 ± 2.6 13.2 ± 2.2
SV diameter Range 10–22 10–20 0.001*
Mean ± SD 15.8 ± 3.4 14.4 ± 1.6
  1. PV portal vein, SV splenic vein, CSA cross-sectional area, PCI portal congestion index