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Table 1 Basic patients characteristics (n=50)

From: Transesophageal echocardiography measurements of aortic annulus diameter using biplane mode in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Variable Value
Age (years) 85±8
Male/female (n) 24/26
Body surface area (m2) 2.2±0.6
LV Ejection Fraction (%) 55±9
Heart rate (beats/min) 76±13
Peak jet velocity (m/s) 4.3±0.6
Mean gradient (mmHg) 50±16
Aortic valve area (cm2) 0.7±0.2
Index aortic valve area (cm2/m2) 0.4±0.1
  1. LV, left ventricle.