Table 2– Central pressure over the respiratory cycle at rest and during exercise
RestExercise
ExpirationInspirationSwingExpirationInspirationSwing
Poes mmHg3±2-7±110±312±6-11±222±6
sPAP mmHg53±2045±198±687±2464±2122±11
mPAP mmHg33±1228±116±659±1440±1319±8
dPAP mmHg23±915±78±540±1123±1119±11
PCWP mmHg11±42±49±426±85±921±6
mRAP mmHg6±2-2±37±416±6-4± -420±6
  • Data are presented as mean±sd. Poes: oesophageal pressure; s: systolic; PAP: pulmonary artery pressure; m: mean; d: diastolic; PCWP: pulmonary capillary wedge pressure; RAP: right atrial pressure.