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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

what is the pressure number in your pulmonary artery and left wedge pressure that means one has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Also are those different in a skinny person and larger person. Thanks I have gotton conflicting statements and it is confusing me.
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension is diagnosed with right heart catheterization.  The pressure measurements that make the diagnosis for Pulmonary ARTERIAL hypertension are as follows:

Mean pulmonary artery pressure is ≥25 mmHg at rest
Mean pulmonary capillary wedge pressure <15 mmHg

This should not be affected by the size of the individual.
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Thank you My right heart cath said My mean pulmonary pressure was 35 and pulmonary capillary pressure was 14. So I quess I do have Pulmonary Arteial Hypertension. One specialist said I did the other said that I did not because of my size. I was very confused. Thanks for answering my question.
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