Right Atrial Dilatation, Determined by Echocardiography, and Correlation with Right Atrial Pressure, Determined with Cardiac Catheterization, in Children with Pulmonary Hypertension


To the Editor, We read with interest the article ‘‘Echocardiographic assessment of right atrial pressure in a pediatric and young adult population’’ by Arya et al. [1]. This manuscript describes the right atrial volume (RAV) to be a relevant echocardiographic variable to estimate right atrial pressure (RAP) in children with a pulmonary hypertension (PH… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00246-016-1417-4


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