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Table 4 Measurements following right heart catheterisation on admission (RHC 1), after 15 days (RHC 2) and after 22 days (RHC 3)

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

Patient #3 RHC 1 (admission) RHC 2 (after 15 days) RHC 3 (after 22 days)
Max Min Mean Max Min Mean Max Min Mean
BP (mmHg) 100 60 73.3
RA (mmHg) 14 12 9 18 11 15 14 6 10
RV (mmHg) 53 5 60 4 28 67 -3 28
PA (mmHg) 58 27 37 75 33 44 75 36 48
PCWP (mmHg) 39 29 31 48 26 35 47 26 33
TPG (mmHg) 6 9 15
CO (l/min) 4.2 4.5 2.6
CI (l/min/m2) 1.94 2.1 1.2
PVR (wood unit) 1.4 2 6.8
RVSWI (g/m2/beat) 9.87 11.4 9.15
HR (bpm) 75 72 68
BSA (m2) 2.16 2.16 2.16
EFLeft (%) 15
Estimated values
EDV (ml) ~ 373
ESV (ml) ~ 317
Ea (mmHg/ml) ~ 1.6
  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