Table 3

Partition Values for Different Indexing of Left Atrial Volume

MeanSDMean + 2SDRel Dev
Men
 LA (ml)42.510.563.50.13
 LA/BSA (ml/m2)22.15.232.5−0.01
 LA/height (ml/m)24.15.835.70.05
Women
 LA (ml)36.39.655.5
 LA/BSA (ml/m2)21.75.532.8
 LA/height (ml/m)22.25.833.7

BSA = body surface area; LA = volume of left atrium obtained in apical 4-chamber view; Rel Dev = relative deviation of partition values (PV) men versus women as calculated: (PVmen− PVwomen)/([PVmen+ PVwomen]/2).