Table 1

PAH etiologiesTOT1T2
FA/SAPIMAX/PEMAXFA/SAPIMAX/PEMAXFA/SAPIMAX/PEMAX
Chronic thrombotic embolic disease (n=7)28±36/53±3165±31/96±3621±36/61±3058±32*/87±3835±47/62±3368±30/96±42
Idiopathic (n=7)7±12*/57±22*54±24/91±1442±16/82±2446±21*/84±1446±50*/71±16*51±18/91±26
Other etiologies (n=8) associated with CTD, left cardiac illness, or sarcoidosis28±36/60±3656±23*/74±3940±44/71±3267±22*/86±3927±45/74±3270±23*/99±43*
  • FA, functional aspects; SA, social aspects; PIMax, maximal inspiratory pressure; PEMax, maximal expiratory pressure. *p<0,05.