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Table 2 Multivariate regression analysis of the association between left ventricular diastolic functional parameters and the gout study groups (n = 173)

From: Gout, not hyperuricemia alone, impairs left ventricular diastolic function

Variable Unadjusteda Model 1b
  ß P ß p
E/A     
Gout −0.01 0.894 0.077 0.237
Em (cm/s)     
Gout −0.282 <0.001 −0.208 0.002
Am (cm/s)     
Gout 0.062 0.414 −0.019 0.815
Em/Am     
Gout −0.257 0.001 −0.163 0.016
E/Em     
Gout 0.214 0.005 0.172 0.02
Maximal LAVi (mL/m2)     
Gout 0.35 <0.001 0.294 <0.001
  1. aIncluding gout. bAdjusted for age, sex, uric acid, creatinine, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and smoking. A late diastolic peak transmitral flow velocity, Am peak late diastolic annular velocity, E early diastolic peak transmitral flow velocity, Em peak early diastolic mitral annular velocity, LAVi left atrial volume index