Although the physiologic range of pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) has been reported, data on how it is manifested in athletes are limited. The aim of the present study was to explore the full spectrum of PASP and the long-term training impact in a large population of highly trained athletes.
Adult, Athletes, Exercise, female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, male, Pulmonary Artery, Pulmonary Wedge Pressure, Reference Values, Retrospective Studies, Systole and Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color.
Chest. 2011; 139(4) DOI: 10.1378/chest.10-1260