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Table 1.

General clinical characteristics of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension

Variable Normal range Patient (% or mean±SD)
Sex M 27.7
F 72.3
PAH IPAH 37.8
APAH 62.2
Age 52.9±15.0
Disease duration (yr) 3.62±3.8
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dL) 6∼23 15.9±10.0
Creatine (mg/dL) M: 36∼259/F: 28∼217 0.87±0.6
NT-proBNP (pg/mL) 0∼222 1,158.6±4,026.7

Abbreviations: M, male; F, female; PAH, pulmonary arterial hypertension; IPAH, idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; APAH, associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension; NT-proBNP, N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide.

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