Table 4

‚ÄÉHaemodynamic assessments of PAH by echocardiography*21,23

*WHO and UK PAH guidelines recommend baseline and annual echocardiograms for patients with scleroderma.21,23
Tricuspid regurgitant velocity
Right ventricular ejection time
Right ventricular dimensions
Right ventricular volumetric data
Right ventricular index of myocardial performance
Timing of mid-systolic deceleration of right ventricular ejection