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Table 1 Hemodynamic and echocardiographic characteristics pre- and post-PTE

From: Assessment of left atrial volume before and after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

  Pre-PTE Post-PTE p value
Right heart catheterization    
Mean PA pressure (mmHg) 45.5 ± 9.6 28.8 ± 6.7 <0.001
PVR (dyne-sec)/cm5 765 ± 396 310 ± 143 <0.001
Cardiac output (L/min) 3.9 ± 1.2 5.2 ± 1.6 <0.001
Echocardiogram    
Cardiac index 2.6 ± 0.8 3.2 ± 0.5 <0.001
Mitral E/A ratio 0.95 ± 0.31 1.45 ± 0.48 <0.001
Lateral E/E’ ratio 6.1 ± 2.8 7.9 ± 2.7 <0.001
Deceleration time (ms) 224 ± 60 189 ± 39 <0.001
Left atrial volume index (cm3/m2) 19.0 ± 7.0 22.4 ± 6.8 0.003