Table 1. Atrial septostomy improves haemodynamics in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
First author [ref.]Patients nInitial RAP mmHgRAP changeLAP changeCardiac index changeSOT change
Rich [60]61741NC5827
Nihill [61]1412NC369
Kerstein [62]15111155155
Sandoval [59]151529553522
Rothman [63]122322202418
  • Data are presented as %, unless otherwise stated. RAP: right atrial pressure; LAP: left atrial pressure; SOT: systemic organ transplant; NC: no change. Reproduced from [63] with permission from the publisher.