Echocardiographic determination of mean pulmonary artery pressure

Amr E. Abbas, F. David Fortuin, Nelson B. Schiller, Christopher P. Appleton, Carlos A. Moreno, Steven J. Lester

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Abstract

We performed a simultaneous Doppler and invasive study to validate the role of Doppler-derived peak pulmonary regurgitant velocity as a reliable noninvasive measure of pulmonary artery mean pressure. Assessment of right atrial pressure, as shown in this study, enhances the use of this Doppler parameter as a correlate of pulmonary artery mean pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1373-1376
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume92
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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