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Normal Pressures

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Normal Pressures Table
  • Normal intracardiac pressures (see chart above) 
  • Pulmonary wedge pressure (PWP)
    • an approximation of left atrial pressure and left ventricular diastolic pressure
    • measured with Swan-Ganz catheter
    • in mitral stenosis, PWP > left ventricular diastolic pressure


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