Table 2

Procedural Details

All
(n = 583)
Transfemoral
(n = 499)
Nontransfemoral
(n = 84)
Time from treatment decision to procedure, days37 (16–70)35 (16–65)57 (29–99)
Procedure location
 Catheterization laboratory111 (19.0)111 (22.2)0
 Hybrid operating room472 (81.0)388 (77.8)84 (100)
Awake/conscious sedation102 (17.5)102 (20.4)0
Access site
 Direct aortic6 (1.0)NA6 (7.1)
 Transapical78 (13.4)NA78 (92.9)
 Transfemoral499 (85.6)499 (100)NA
Conversion to open heart surgery7 (1.2)3 (0.6)4 (4.8)
Procedure aborted8 (1.4)6 (1.2)2 (2.4)
Valve implanted575 (98.6)493 (98.8)82 (97.6)
 CoreValve163 (28.3)161 (32.7)2 (2.4)
 Jenavalve8 (1.4)08 (9.8)
 Lotus1 (0.2)1 (0.2)0
 Portico17 (3.0)8 (1.6)9 (11.0)
 Sapien 350 (8.7)43 (8.7)7 (8.5)
 Sapien XT336 (58.4)280 (56.8)56 (68.3)
Contrast volume, ml135 (95–171)140 (101–175)94 (55–126)
Fluoroscopy time, min14 (9–20)15 (10–21)6 (5–10)

Values are median (interquartile range) or n (%).