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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study patients

From: Estimation of cardiac output and pulmonary vascular resistance by contrast echocardiography transit time measurement: a prospective pilot study

Characteristics  
Mean Age ± SD 60 ± 12.8 years
Females (%) 52%
Body Surface Area ± SD 1.98 ± 0.21 m 2
Indications for RHC  
Pulmonary Hypertension 9 (33%)
Dyspnea 8 (30%)
Cardiomyopathy 7 (26%)
Acute Heart Failure 3 (11%)
LV EF (%) 50 ± 16.0
Mean RA pressure (mm Hg) 8 ± 5
Mean PA pressure (mm Hg) 26 ± 10.7
Mean PCWP (mm Hg) 14 ± 7.7
Cardiac Output (L/min) 6.15 ± 1.4
Cardiac Index (L/min/m 2 ) 3.06 ± 0.77
PVR (WU) 1.78 ± 1.15
PVR (WU/m 2 ) 0.88 ± 0.56