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Table 3 The mean shortest spatial distances and percentage of the distance < 5 mm from the points of the left atrial roof to the adjacent pulmonary arteries

From: Anatomical correlation between left atrium pulmonary vein ablation targets of atrial fibrillation and adjacent bronchi and pulmonary arteries by MSCT

Layer Right (a) Middle (b) Left (c)
Distance (mm) Distance < 5 mm (%, n) Distance (mm) Distance < 5 mm (%, n) Distance (mm) Distance < 5 mm (%, n)
Anterior 8.46 ± 3.09 10.31% (13/126) 5.71 ± 2.73 46.83% (59/126) 8.57 ± 4.11 19.84% (25/126)
Middle 4.95 ± 2.52 58.73% (74/126) 6.29 ± 2.81 38.10% (48/126) 8.48 ± 4.22 20.63% (26/126)
Posterior 6.25 ± 3.16 39.68% (50/126) 9.09 ± 3.30 11.11% (14/126) 7.79 ± 3.92 4.76% (6/126)
P value < .001 < .001 < .001 < . 001 < . 001 < .001