Table 3—

Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension patients#

Subjects332
Age yrs45±15
Sex
 Male74 (22)
 Female258 (78)
Months from diagnosis28±45
NYHA functional class at baseline
 II53 (16)
 III262 (79)
 IV17 (5)
Months at baseline NYHA functional class13±21
Ppa mmHg59±13
Pra mmHg10±5
CI L·min-1·m-22.2±0.7
  • Data are presented as n, mean±sd or n (%). NYHA: New York Heart Association; Ppa: mean pulmonary artery pressure; Pra: mean right atrial pressure; CI: cardiac index. #: idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension patients with baseline haemodynamic parameters.