Table 1

Baseline clinical and echocardiographic characteristics
All No AS AS p-value No MR MR p-value
N, patients 940 838 102 791 149
Age, years 66.6±15.4 65.6±15.5 75.2±11.4 <0.0001 65.9±15.5 70.5±14.4 0.0008
Sex (women), % 56 55 65 0.0658 57 51 0.1661
LA diameter, mm 40±7 40±7 41±6 0.0205 39±6 45±7 <0.0001
LVEF, % 54±9 55±9 49±11 <0.0001 568±8 45±12 <0.0001
LV diameter, mm 53±8 53±8 50±7 0.0062 52±7 59±10 <0.0001
AS, % 11 10 13 0.2712
MR, % 16 15 20 0.2712
TR, % 11 10 12 0.6960 7 30 <0.0001
AR, % 11 9 29 <0.0001 10 21 <0.0001

AS-aortic stenosis grades 3–5; MR-mitral regurgitation grades 3–5; TR-tricuspid regurgitation grades 3–5; AR-aortic regurgitation grades 3–5; LA-left atrium; LV-left ventricular; LVEF-left ventricular ejection fraction.

Widgren et al.

Widgren et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:92   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-92

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