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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients with CTEPH

From: Vascular involvement in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension is associated with spirometry obstructive impairment

  CTEPH (n = 135)
Age (years) 64 (52–70)
Male/female, n 27/108
Body weight (kg) 52.9 (48.0–60.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 21.6 (20.0–23.8)
WHO-FC (I: II: III: IV) 10:74:50:1
Type (occult/recurrent) 80/55
Hb (g/dL) 13.8 (12.6–14.8)
BNP (pg/mL) 86.3 (29.2–288)
CRP (g/dL) 0.1 (0.1–0.2)
ATIII (%) 99 (89.8–109)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 124 (110–142)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 73 (63–82)
mPAP (mmHg) 43 (35–51)
PVR (dyne sec cm−5) 689 (482–983)
RAP (mmHg) 8.0 (6.0–11.5)
CO (L/min) 3.90 (3.37–4.61)
CI (L/min/m2) 2.53 (2.18–2.95)
PaO2 (mmHg) 56 (51.8–65.9)
PaCO2 (mmHg) 37.7 (34.3–42.7)
PvO2 (mmHg) 33.8 (31.1–35.9)
SvO2 (%) 62.7 (58.5–68.5)
AaDO2 (mmHg) 48.0 (39.9–53.4)
6MWD (m) 369 (306–424)
CTA obstruction score 26 (18–34)
  1. Values are expressed as the median with the interquartile range
  2. BMI, body mass index; WHO-FC, WHO-functional class; Hb, hemoglobin; BNP, brain natriuretic peptide; CRP, C-reactive protein; ATIII, antithrombin III; mPAP, mean pulmonary arterial pressure; PVR, pulmonary vascular resistance; CO, cardiac output; CI, cardiac index; PaO2, partial pressure of arterial oxygen; PaCO2, partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide; PvO2, mixed venous oxygen pressure; SvO2, mixed venous oxygen saturation; AaDO2, alveolar-arterial oxygen difference; 6MWD, 6-minute walk distance; CTA, CT angiogram