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Table 2 Correlation between Doppler ultrasonography findings and MELD score

From: Doppler ultrasound in liver cirrhosis: correlation of hepatic artery and portal vein measurements with model for end-stage liver disease score in Egypt

  MELD < 19 MELD > 19 Test value• P- value Sig.
No.=84 No.=16
Hepatic Artery Velocity Median (IQR) 75 (55 – 100) 150 (80 – 175) -4.092 0.000 HS
Range 20 – 210 60 – 240
Hepatic Arterial Resistive Index Median (IQR) 0.66 (0.6 – 0.7) 0.65 (0.61 – 0.71) -0.419 0.675 NS
Range 0.06 – 0.87 0.55 – 0.81
Peak Velocity of Portal Vein Median (IQR) 19 (16 – 22) 19 (18 – 23.5) -1.113 0.266 NS
Range 7 – 39 6 – 41
  1. P > 0.05 non-significant (NS); P < 0.05 significant (S); P < 0.01 highly significant (HS) • independent t test, • Mann-Whitney test