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Table 1

From: Levosimendan improves hemodynamic effects in patients with acutely decompensated heart failure: the Argentinean multicenter registry

Measure Baseline (mean ± standard deviation) 48 hours (mean ± standard deviation) P value
Pulmonary capillary pressure (mmHg) 24.1 ± 6.0 17.0 ± 5.3 0.0001
Pulmonary vascular resistance (dyne s cm-5) 280 ± 182 188 ± 110 0.008
Systemic vascular resistance (dyne s cm-5) 1690 ± 558 1066 ± 295 < 0.0001
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg) 77.0 ± 11 71.0 ± 10.8 0.001
Right atrial pressure (mmHg) 9.3 ± 5.7 6.5 ± 3.8 < 0.008
Cardiac index (l/min/m2) 1.88 ± 0.44 2.77 ± 0.5 < 0.0001
Cardiac output (l/min) 3.49 ± 0.9 5.01 ± 1.1 0.0001
Heart rate (beats/min) 84 ± 14 87 ± 15 0.2