Table 2.

Summary right-heart catheter hemodynamic data recorded at rest and during peak exercise.

MeasurementResting Supine, NResting Upright, NPeak Exercise Upright, N
CVP, mm Hg5.9 ± 2.5, 161.6 ± 4.4, 144.4 ± 5.7, 16
PAmean, mm Hg20.6 ± 5.5, 1816.9 ± 4.2, 1430.1 ± 8.0, 18
PCWP, mm Hg9.6 ± 4.1, 165.5 ± 4.2, 1412.6 ± 7.0, 16
Cardiac output, l/min5.7 ± 1.1, 184.9 ± 1.2, 1412.0 ± 3.2, 18
PVR, dyn·s/cm5166 ± 59, 18189 ± 69, 14133 ± 50, 17
SVR, dyn·s/cm51302 ± 347, 181507 ± 336, 14761 ± 185, 17
  • CVP: central venous pressure; PAmean: mean pulmonary arterial pressure; PCWP: pulmonary capillary wedge pressure; PVR: pulmonary vascular resistance; SVR: systemic vascular resistance.