The prognostic significance of pulmonary arterial capacitance in pulmonary arterial hypertension: single-center experience

PVRI Member Authors: Ioana Preston, Nicholas Hill

Abstract

This study explores the prognostic utility of pulmonary arterial capacitance (PAC) in a diverse cohort of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) from a tertiary referral center and compares it with the prognostic utility of other hemodynamic parameters. PAC is a strong independent predictor of mortality in patients with PAH.

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Topics

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Authors

Nadine Al-Naamani, Ioana R. Preston, Nicholas S. Hill, Kari E. Roberts

Published in:

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 6: No 4 cover image

December 2016

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 6: No 4

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