Table 3.

Relationship between body size and valve and pulmonary vein areas

MVATVATPVCSAAVGMINMAX
Power function (y = axb), zero intercept, vs. height
    Exponent (b)1.3011.2191.3261.2821.2191.326
    Constant (a)0.0070.0140.003
    R value0.8970.9380.8420.8920.8420.938
    Resid MS0.6220.4910.273
Power function (y = axb), zero intercept, vs. weight
    Exponent (b)0.6510.6450.7310.6760.6450.731
    Constant (a)0.3670.4540.162
    R value0.8970.9420.8460.8950.8460.942
    Resid MS0.6150.4240.261
Power function (y = axb), zero intercept, vs. BSAH
    Exponent (b)0.9790.9841.0200.9940.9791.020
    Constant (a)3.2553.9381.861
    R value0.9010.9470.8500.8990.8500.947
    Resid MS0.5930.4050.259
Linear function (y = ax + b), vs. BSAH
    Slope (a)3.0913.6611.922
    Intercept (b)0.1400.236−0.056
    R value0.9010.9470.8500.8990.8500.947
    Resid MS0.5940.4050.258
    Intercept P0.3410.2060.698
Linear function with zero intercept (y = ax), vs. BSAH
    Slope (a)3.2073.8751.864
    R value0.9000.9460.8500.8990.8500.947
    Resid MS0.5990.4110.259
Linear regression of y/BSAH vs. BSAH
    R value0.1050.1560.0910.1170.0910.156
    P value0.1240.1020.532
    Variance P0.6730.4900.870
  • TPVCSA, total pulmonary vein cross-sectional area.