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Table 2 Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of the patients

From: Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Characteristics Results
WHO functional class:  
   - I n = 2
   - II n = 16
   - III n = 15
   - IV n = 4
Rest rhythm:  
   - atrial fibrillation n = 5
   - sinusal rhythm n = 32
RAP (mmHg) 8.3 ± 3.9
PASP (mmHg) 64 ± 19.5
Right atrial area (cm2) 21 ± 6
Right ventricular end-diastolic diameter (cm) 3.8 ± 0.6
Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (cm) 2.1 ± 0.5
Systolic velocity of the tricuspid annulus (cm/s) 12.4 ± 2.8
  1. PASP: Pulmonary Artery Systolic Pressure; RAP: Right Atrial Pressure.