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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the population with right-heart catheterization (n = 29)

From: Use of echocardiographic pulmonary acceleration time and estimated vascular resistance for the evaluation of possible pulmonary hypertension

Characteristics n = 29
Age (years) 55 ± 15
Female/male 13/16
Diagnos of PH 19 (66%)
Diagnos of PAH 11 (38%)
WHO class  
 I 0
 II 9
 III 20
 IV 0
SPAP (mmHg) 55 ± 27
MPAP (mmHg) 35 ± 17
PCW (mmHg) 13 ± 7
RAP (mmHg) 8 ± 4
Cardiac output (L/min) 5.2 ± 1.8
Cardiac Index (L/min/m2) 2.7 ± 0.9
PVR (WU) 5.0 ± 4.5
TR  
 none-mild 20
 moderate 6
 severe 3
PR  
 none-mild 28
 moderate 1
 severe 0
  1. Abbrevations: PH, pulmonary hypertension; PAH, pulmonary arterial hypertension; WHO, world health organization; TR, tricuspid regurgitation; PR, pulmonary regurgitation.
  2. All variables presented as means ± SD unless otherwise stated.