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Table 2 Pre- and postoperative laboratory and TTE findings

From: Pitfalls in the management of isolated pulmonary Takayasu’s arteritis after surgery: a case report of an experience during 34 months after a pulmonary artery graft replacement

  Pre 6M 12M 18M* 24M 31M 34M
Laboratory findings        
WBC (/μL) 7200 3900 6700 7100 4800 6200 2900
CRP (mg/dL) 0.26 0.18 0.16 0.35 0.09 0.21 0.26
ESR (mm/1hr) 10 6 - 1 - - -
PT-INR 0.99 2.09 2.42 2.42 1.85 2.27 2.13
TTE findings        
TRPG (mmHg) 38 50 ND 77 64 30 71
RVSP (mmHg) 41 53 ND 80 72 33 74
PAPG (mmHg) - - - - 63 45 52
Tr Trivial Trivial None Trivial Trivial Trivial Trivial
EF (%) 67 63 59 69 64 71 61
  1. TTE: transthoracic echocardiography, Pre: preoperatively, M: months after surgery, *: detection of the restenosis, : at readmission, WBC: white blood cell, CRP: C-reactive protein, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation ratio, PT-INR: prothrombin time-international normalized ratio, TRPG: tricuspid regurgitation pressure gradient, RVSP: right ventricular systolic pressure, PAPG: pressure gradient between main and right pulmonary artery, Tr: tricuspid regurgitation, EF: ejection fraction, ND: not detected, −: not available