TABLE 2

Patient haemodynamic data before and after pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA)

Pre-PEAPost-PEAChange post–prep-value
RAP mmHg6 (5–8)8 (9–11)+3±60.0002
mPAP mmHg46 (43–49)33 (30–36)−14±13<0.0001
PVR dyn·s·cm−5795 (696–907)299 (258–347)−570±388<0.0001
CI L·min−1·m−22.0 (1.9–2.1)3.0 (2.8–3.1)0.91±0.93<0.0001
  • Data are presented as geometric mean (95% CI) or mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. Pre-PEA: at diagnosis; post-PEA: at day 2–3; RAP: right atrium pressure; mPAP: mean pulmonary arterial pressure; PVR: pulmonary vascular resistance; CI: cardiac index.