Table 1. Demographic and Imaging Data in Patients With Normal Versus Abnormal MVP
VariableNormal MVP (n=276)Abnormal MVP (n=18)P Value
Age at transplant, y58±659±60.6175
Sex (% male)185 (67%)11 (61%)0.6058
Smoker152 (55%)6 (33%)0.0731
Diabetes mellitus74 (27%)7 (39%)0.2815
Hypertension107 (39%)12 (67%)0.0195
Hyperlipidemia32 (12%)3 (17%)0.4592
CAD13 (5%)6 (33%)0.0004
NAFLD38 (14%)1 (6%)0.4842
MELD score20±924±140.2603
LVEF, %64±660±110.1446
Pulmonary artery systolic pressure, mm Hg29±832±60.1086
E, cm/s81±1977±180.3240
e′, cm/s10±311±40.2843
Normal diastolic function173 (63%)11 (61%)0.8630
  • CAD indicates coronary artery disease; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MELD, Model for End‐Stage Liver Disease; MVP, microvascular perfusion; NAFLD, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.