Mean pulmonary arterial pressure

Mean pulmonary arterial pressure (MPAP) can be estimated by echocardiogram ultrasound study. It is calculated by the formula:

(PASystolic pressure +2 PADiastolic pressure) / 3

Normal MPAP is less than 20 mmHg and considered elevated when it exceeds 25 mmHg at rest or 30 mmHg with exertion. 

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