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Table 3 Correlation between the mean SWV and Doppler indices in hypertensive disease (essential hypertension and preeclampsia/eclampsia) with normal growth and with growth restriction

From: Shear wave velocity by quantitative acoustic radiation force impulse in the placenta of normal and high-risk pregnancy

  Hypertensive disease with normal growth Hypertensive disease with growth restriction P value r value
Min SWV 0.66 ± 0.45 0.94 ± 0.45 < 0.001 0.654
Max SWV 2.1 ± 0.96 2.5 ± 1.22 < 0.001 0.745
Mean SWV 1.21 ± 0.76 2.51 ± 0.87 < 0.001 0.701
Umbilical artery RI 0.65 ± 0.12 0.82 ± 0.14 < 0.01 0.352
Umbilical artery PI 1.56 ± 0.34 2.7 ± 0.87 0.05 0.452
Uterine artery RI 0.71 ± 0.45 0.87 ± 0.11 < 0.01 0.712
Uterine artery PI 1.43 ± 0.65 2.51 ± 0.65 < 0.05 0.512