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Table 3 The spleen size correlation with MELD and the hepatic Doppler parameters

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

  Spleen Test value• P-value Sig.
No Yes
No. = 51 No. =49
MELD Score Median (IQR) 10 (9 – 11) 16 (15 – 23) -8.054 0.000 HS
Range 6 – 15 10 – 30
Hepatic Artery Velocity (HAV) Median (IQR) 65 (50 – 80) 110 (80 – 145) -5.754 0.000 HS
Range 20 – 145 35 – 240
Hepatic Arterial Resistive Index (HARI) Median (IQR) 0.66 (0.61 – 0.71) 0.65 (0.59 – 0.69) -1.485 0.137 NS
Range 0.39 – 0.87 0.06 – 0.81
Peak Velocity of Portal Vein (PVV) Median (IQR) 18 (16 – 20) 19 (17 – 23) -2.048 0.241 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