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Table 1 Baseline characteristic of the included patients

From: High plasma adiponectin is associated with increased pulmonary blood flow and reduced right ventricular function in patients with pulmonary hypertension

  Valid cases, n(%) Values
Clinical characteristics
 Age, years 86 (100) 35.8 ± 13.2
 Gender, female 86 (100) 59 (68%)
 BMI, kg/m2 86 (100) 21.2 ± 4.0
Laboratory measurements
 Hemoglobin, g/l 86 (100) 139.2 ± 22.9
 Adiponectin, ug/ml 86 (100) 7.9 ± 5.8
 NT-proBNP, pg/ml 72 (84) 468.6 ± 1011.5
 Glucose, mmol/l 86 (100) 4.9 ± 1.4
 Creatinine, umol/l 86 (100) 64.2 ± 15.1
 CHOL, mmol/l 81 (94) 4.4 ± 0.8
 TRIG, mmol/l 81 (94) 1.2 ± 0.9
 HDLC, mmol/l 81 (94) 1.2 ± 0.2
 LDLC, mmol/l 81 (94) 2.8 ± 0.7
 TRIG/HDLC 81 (94) 1.1 ± 1.2
Echocardiography
 LVEF,% 86 (100) 63.6 ± 9.9
 LA, mm 86 (100) 35.9 ± 7.7
 LVEDD, mm 86 (100) 44.3 ± 10.1
 LVESD, mm 86 (100) 27.9 ± 8.3
 RA, mm 86 (100) 56.8 ± 15.8
 RVEDD, mm 86 (100) 60.4 ± 10.4
 TAPSE, mm 41 (48) 21.0 ± 5.4
 S′, cm/s 41 (48) 13.4 ± 3.9
Right heart catheterization
 mRAP, mmHg 86 (100) 5.8 ± 2.9
 mPAP, mmHg 86 (100) 41.7 ± 23.7
 PAWP, mmHg 86 (100) 9.7 ± 2.9
 MOS,% 86 (100) 70.0 ± 10.5
 PVR, wood units 86 (100) 5.7 ± 5.9
 PI, L/min/m2 86 (100) 6.8 ± 3.3
 CI, L/min/m2 86 (100) 3.7 ± 1.0
 QP/QS 86 (100) 1.9 ± 0.9
 RP/RS 86 (100) 0.3 ± 0.3
  1. Abbreviation: BMI body mass index, CHOL cholesterol, TRIG triglyceride, HDLC high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDLC high density lipoprotein cholesterol, TRIG/HDLC the ratio of TRIG and HDLC, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, LA left atrium, LVEDD left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, LEVSD left ventricular end-systolic dimension, RA right atrium, RVEDD right ventricle end-diastolic dimension, TAPSE tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion, S′ systolic velocity of lateral tricuspid annulus displacement, RVFAC right ventricular functional area change, mRAP mean right atrial pressure, mPAP mean pulmonary arterial pressure, MOS mixed venous oxygen saturation, PVR pulmonary vascular resistance, PI pulmonary circulation index, CI cardiac index, QP/QS the ratio of pulmonary circulation and systemic circulation blood flow, RP/RS the ratio of pulmonary vascular resistance and systemic vascular resistance