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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Acute regional improvement of myocardial function after interventional transfemoral aortic valve replacement in aortic stenosis: A speckle tracking echocardiography study

Age (years) 80.9 (67 - 92)
Sex (female) 19 (63%)
EuroSCORE (%) 18.3 ± 11.9
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.2 ± 5.5
Diabetes mellitus 9 (30 %)
Atrial fibrillation 4 (13%)
Permanent pacemaker 5 (17%)
Arterial hypertension 28 (93%)
Coronary artery disease 18 (60%)
COPD 9 (30%)
NYHA III or IV 15 (50%)
NYHA II 15 (50%)
History of syncope 4 (13%)
Combined mild AI 18 (60%)
Combined moderate AI 4 (13%)
Mild MI 13 (43%)
Moderate MI 11 (37%)
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or as number (percentage or range). EuroSCORE, European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; AI, aortic valve insufficiency; MI, mitral valve insufficiency