Table 1

Baseline patient characteristics

110 (100%)
Age (years)56±14
Gender (f/m)56/54
BMI26 ± 4
WHO functional class (II/III/IV)5/76/29
6-MWD (m)390 ± 119
Time from first symptoms to diagnosis (months)26 ± 36
Time to PEA (days)129 ± 362
Medical treatment prior to PEA (n=number of patients)5 (0.05)
CTEPH types I/II/III/IV32/55/15/8
  • The data are presented as means ± SD. Discrete data are presented as counts.

  • 6-MWD, 6-min walking distance; BMI, body mass index; CTEPH, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension; PEA, pulmonary endarterectomy.