Table 1

Detailed Patient Characteristics

Patient #Age, yrsSexBMI, kg/m2Log ES, %NYHA Functional ClassComorbiditiesCreatinine, mg/dlPAP, mm HgMR GradeTR GradeLVEF, %LVEDD, mm
179Female24.6722.15IIILeft ventricular dysfunction, neurological dysfunction, systemic hypertension1.140MildMild6949
283Female22.8327.08IIIImpaired glucose tolerance, left ventricular dysfunction, neurological dysfunction, systemic hypertension0.835MildTrivial5048
379Male19.5327.97IIIChronic pulmonary disease, neurological dysfunction, systemic hypertension, unstable angina1.330TrivialTrivial6056
480Male17.8244.44IIIChronic pulmonary disease, extracardiac arteriopathy, neurological dysfunction, systemic hypertension, unstable angina1.040NoneTrivial6051
561Male18.7526.78IVChronic pulmonary disease, critical pre-operative state, extracardiac arteriopathy, left ventricular dysfunction, unstable angina1.040TrivialTrivial4757
671Male22.9927.50IIICoronary artery disease, neurological dysfunction, previous cardiac surgery, systemic hypertension, unstable angina1.040TrivialTrivial6952

BMI = body mass index; log ES = logistic European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE); LVEDD = left ventricular end-diastolic diameter; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction; MR = mitral regurgitation; NYHA = New York Heart Association; PAP = systolic pulmonary artery pressure; TR = tricuspid regurgitation.