Pulmonary artery wedge pressure measurement

General Details:

Name:
Pulmonary artery wedge pressure measurement
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
Pulmonary artery wedge pressure (PAWP) or pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) is the intravascular pressure as measured by a catheter wedged into the distal pulmonary artery. It is used to measure indirectly the mean left atrial pressure.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Number
Unit of Measure:
millimeter of mercury
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description

Designations:

Designation:
Pulmonary artery wedge pressure measurement
Tags:
Designation:
Pulmonary artery wedge pressure
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Pulmonary artery wedge pressure (PAWP) or pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) is the intravascular pressure as measured by a catheter wedged into the distal pulmonary artery. It is used to measure indirectly the mean left atrial pressure.
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Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
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Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C14540
Version:
3
Source:
BRICS Variable Name
Id:
PulArteryWedgePressrMeasr
Version: