A Study of Transthoracic Echocardographic Assessment for Pulmonary Artery Pressure Measurements


About this study

The purpose of this study is to improve the noninvasive assessment of right atrial pressures by correlating tradiational echo findings with other echo indicators using the gold standard of right heart catheterization as the correlation.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled for a right heart catheterization at the Mayo Clinic Arizona cardiac catheterization lab

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • None

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Christopher Appleton, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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