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Borderline pulmonary arterial pressure in systemic sclerosis patients: a post-hoc analysis of the DETECT study

Overview of attention for article published in Arthritis Research & Therapy, December 2014
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Title
Borderline pulmonary arterial pressure in systemic sclerosis patients: a post-hoc analysis of the DETECT study
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Arthritis Research & Therapy, December 2014
DOI 10.1186/s13075-014-0493-1
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Scott H Visovatti, Oliver Distler, J Gerry Coghlan, Christopher P Denton, Ekkehard Grünig, Diana Bonderman, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Janet E Pope, Madelon C Vonk, James R Seibold, Juan-Vicente Torres-Martin, Martin Doelberg, Harbajan Chadha-Boreham, Daniel M Rosenberg, Vallerie V McLaughlin, Dinesh Khanna

Abstract

IntroductionPatients with mean pulmonary artery pressures (mPAP) of 21 to 24 mm Hg have a so-called borderline elevation of mPAP (BoPAP)¿a condition thought to represent early-stage pulmonary arterial vasculopathy. Based on the DETECT study, this post-hoc analysis examined patient characteristics of systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with normal mPAP, BoPAP and elevated mPAP, fulfilling pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) criteria.MethodsAdult patients with a duration of SSc more than 3 years, a diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide less than 60% predicted, and no previous diagnosis of any form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) underwent screening tests followed by right heart catheterization. Subjects were divided into three groups: normal mPAP, BoPAP, and PAH. Exploratory comparative and binary logistic regression analyses were performed for the BoPAP versus normal mPAP and PAH versus BoPAP groups.ResultsOf 244 patients evaluated, 148 (60%) had normal mPAP, 36 (15%) had BoPAP, and 60 (25%) had definite PAH. Univariable logistic regression (ULR) showed the mean tricuspid regurgitation velocity in patients with BoPAP to be intermediate between normal mPAP and PAH. In the ULR analyses BoPAP versus normal mPAP and PAH versus BoPAP, the statistically significant predictors were, amongst others: demographic, clinical, pulmonary function, echocardiographic and hemodynamic variables.ConclusionsIn this exploratory post-hoc analysis of the DETECT study population patients with BoPAP could be distinguished from patients with normal mPAP and PAH, and it appears that BoPAP may be an intermediate stage on the continuum between normal PA pressures and PAH.

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Germany 1 2%
Unknown 44 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 11 24%
Researcher 7 16%
Student > Postgraduate 5 11%
Student > Bachelor 5 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 4%
Other 9 20%
Unknown 6 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 62%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Unspecified 1 2%
Other 2 4%
Unknown 7 16%

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