TABLE 2

Characteristics of transplanted idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (iPAH) patients and lung resected subjects (controls)

iPAHControls
Patients77
Age years39.8±2.246.4±2.3
Sex male/female (ratio)2/5 (0.40)2/5 (0.40)
Mutation in BMPR2 gene
 Carrier0NA
 Non-carrier7NA
NYHA functional class
 Class III2NA
 Class IV5NA
Mean PAP mmHg69.9±2.1NA
Cardiac index L·min−1·m−22.6±0.1NA
PVRI Wood unit·m−214.6±0.6NA
PCWP mmHg8±0.5NA
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sem, unless otherwise stated. NYHA: New York Heart Association; PAP: pulmonary arterial pressure; PVRI: pulmonary vascular resistance index; PCWP: pulmonary capillary wedge pressure; NA: not applicable.