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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population (28 patients)

From: Acute hemodynamic effects of inhaled nitric oxide, dobutamine and a combination of the two in patients with mild to moderate secondary pulmonary hypertension

Characteristic Mean (± SD)
Age (years) 38 ± 18
Sex (M/F) 10/11
Height (cm) 161 ± 12
Weight (kg) 56 ± 19
FVC (% predicted) 44 ± 12
  28 ± 26
FEV1 (% predicted)  
TLC (% predicted) 99 ± 26
RV (% predicted) 208 ± 67
  1. FVC, forced vital capacity; FEV1, forced exhaled volume in 1 s; RV, residual volume; TLC, total lung capacity.