PCWP


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PCWP

PCWP

Abbreviation for pulmonary capillary wedge pressure.
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In (2), mPAP, PCWP, CO, and PVR'are the mean pulmonary arterial pressure, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, cardiac output, and the zero-pressure pulmonary vascular resistance.
Values of mPAP, sPAP, CI, PVR, and ven s[O.sub.2] in these three studies (if recorded in the study) were similar to our patients with nsVT, whereas RAP (8.5/10 mmHg versus 4 mmHg), PCWP (10 mmHg versus 7.9 mmHg), diameter of RA (48 mm versus 46 mm), and diameter of RV (46 mm versus 42 mm) were lower in our patients.
Catheterization data was reviewed and based upon this information, 20 (19.8%) patients were categorized into mildly elevated PCWP (16-20 mmHg) and 9 (8.9%) patients with moderate/severely elevated PCWP (> 20 mmHg) (Table 2).
Methanol, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein, propionaldehyde, and phenol are listed as "total HAPs" for the PCWP NESHAP ruling (EPA 2006b).
Most importantly, neither CVP nor even pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) reflects end-diastolic volume.
Of these conditions, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), which is defined as a mean pulmonary arterial pressure of greater than 25 mm Hg at rest or greater than 30 mm Hg during exercise in conjunction with normal pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), is the most complex and challenging to manage.
Classic findings include equalization of right arterial pressure, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), pulmonary artery diastolic pressure, and right ventricle middiastolic pressure.
Suspected PAH was defined as mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mPAP) greater than 25 mm/Hg, pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) less than 15 mm/Hg, and pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) greater than 3 Wood units.
Timely topics addressed in Paper Summit's Environmental Track include the newly signed MACT rules for industrial boilers (Boiler MACT) and plywood and composite wood products (PCWP) facilities.
Inclusion criteria were defined as follows, based on a previous report (1): documented left ventricular ejection fraction [less than or equal to]30% by echocardiogram and a pulmonary artery catheter placed for clinical purposes that demonstrated a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) [greater than or equal to]15 mmHg along with a cardiac index (CI) _[less than or equal to]2.5 L x [min.sup.-1] x [m.sup.-2].
ACT = activated clotting time BP = blood pressure CBC = complete blood count CRRT = continuous renal replacement therapy CVP = central venous pressure CVVH = continuous venovenous hemofiltration CWHD = continuous venovenous hemodialysis PCWP = pulmonary capillary wedge pressure PTT = partial thromboplastin time
-- A decrease in pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), a measure of the blood pressure in the heart that when elevated, forces fluid into the lungs causing respiratory problems (the primary endpoint).