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Table 3 Measurements following right heart catheterisation on admission (RHC 1), after 1 month (RHC 2) and after 2 months (RHC 3)

From: Simulation as a preoperative planning approach in advanced heart failure patients. A retrospective clinical analysis

Patient #2

RHC 1 (admission)

RHC 2 (after 1 month)

RHC 3 (after 2 months)

Max

Min

Mean

Max

Min

Mean

Max

Min

Mean

BP (mmHg)

95–100

58

72

RA (mmHg)

14

2

9

10

4

6

11

1

7

RV (mmHg)

39

2

17

37

1

15

32

-2

14

PA (mmHg)

40

17

27

34

15

26

31

14

22

PCWP (mmHg)

28

7

18

26

8

15

26

11

15

TPG (mmHg)

9

11

7

CO (l/min)

5.3

7.1

5.6

CI (l/min/m2)

2.26

3.02

2.4

PVR (wood unit)

1.7

1.55

1.25

RVSWI (g/m2/beat)

8.5

9.35

6.2

HR (bpm)

65

88

78

BSA (m2)

2.35

2.35

2.35

EFLeft (%)

45

Estimated values

EDV (ml)

~ 181

ESV (ml)

~ 99

Ea (mmHg/ml)

~ 1.1

  1. BP blood pressure, RA right atrial pressure, RV right ventricular pressure, PA pulmonary arterial pressure, PCWP pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, TPG trans-pulmonary pressure gradient, CO cardiac output, CI cardiac index, PVR pulmonary vascular resistance, RVSWI right ventricular stroke work index, HR heart rate, BSA body surface area, EF Left left ventricular ejection fraction, EDV end-diastolic volume, ESV end-systolic volume, Ea arterial elastance