Pulmonary Hypertension Criteria

 

Basic Work-Up
History and Physical
ECG
CxR
2D echo
RHC
Hemodynamic Criteria
Mean PA pressure > 25 mmHg (mPAP = 0.667 * dPAP + 0.333 * sPAP)
LVEDP, PCW, LA pressure < 15 mmHg
PVR > 3 Wood units
If hemodynamic PAH exists
V/Q scan
Rheumatologic workup
Genetic testing

References

J Am Coll Cardiol, 2009; 53:1573-1619, published online 30 March 2009

Chest 126 (1), July 2004