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Table 4 Average and peak pressure drop, and average and net total energy loss in the PAs for the control and patient

From: Non-invasive evaluation of energy loss in the pulmonary arteries using 4D phase contrast MR measurement: a proof of concept

  Control Patient
  RPA LPA RPA LPA
Ave. pressure drop (mmHg/s) −0.09 −0.04 −1.3 −0.2
Peak pressure drop (mmHg) −0.4 −0.2 −4.7 −0.8
Ave. total energy loss (mJ/s) −2.1 −1.1 −96.9 −16.4
Net total energy loss (mJ) −1.6 −0.8 −70.3 −11.9