List of abbreviations


ACA: Anti-centromere antibody
DLCO: Pulmonary diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide
ECG: Electrocardiography
Echo: Echocardiography
FVC: Forced vital capacity
NTproBNP:   N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide
PAH: Pulmonary arterial hypertension
PH: Pulmonary hypertension
RAP: Right atrial pressure
RHC: Right heart catheterization
RVSP: Right ventricular systolic pressure
SSc: Systemic sclerosis
TR: Tricuspid regurgitant jet