Table 1—

Main clinical and physiological characteristics of the patients enrolled

Patients No.Age yrsSexBMIPathologyTime from transplant monthspHPa,CO2 mmHgPa,O2mmHgFEV1 mLFVC mL
119M18.73CVD67.4032.966.614402260
226M21.06SPH27.4736.894.324502520
355M24.00COPD47.4045.658.79002530
449M34.16IPF57.4532.540.721102810
521F18.96CVD257.462969.813301560
649M27.65COPD17.4441.368.816003200
753M30.56COPD127.4137.979.315803980
823F21.77CVD17.473670.914302100
952M24.96COPD87.4052.248.918202760
1059M22.22IPF77.4534.270.430013670
1147M19.47SPH37.3848.958.329003500
1261F16.64COPD27.4052.153.511203560
1325M21.13CVD27.3934.963.8
Mean41.523.176.07.4239.665.318002940
sd15.95.036.50.027.814.6670740
  • BMI: body mass index

  • Pa,CO2: carbon dioxide tension in arterial blood

  • Pa,O2: oxygen tension in arterial blood

  • FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second

  • M: male

  • F: female

  • CVD: congenital vascular disease

  • SPH: secondary pulmonary hypertension

  • COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • FVC: forced vital capacity

  • IPF: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis