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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: Early Doppler-echocardiography evaluation of Carpentier-Edwards Standard and Carpentier-Edwards Magna aortic prosthetic valve: comparison of hemodynamic performance

  CEPS (n = 262) CEPM (n = 115) p value
Mean Age (years) 74,71 ± 7,16 74,46 ± 5,95 0,89
Gender (Male) 126 58 0,236
Mean BSA (m²) 1,78 ± 0,18 1,79 ± 0,18 0,718
Mean EF (%) 57,66 ± 9,03 58,05 ± 8,94 0,355
LVEF < = 40% 9 1 0,177
Hypertension 123 58 0,217
Diabetes 23 12 0,476
Dislipidemia 45 21 0,588
Smoke 34 15 0,799
Atrial Fibrillation 23 12 0,476
Familiarity 24 10 0,964
Obesity 47 20 0,877
Therapy    
β-blockers 93 34 0,48
Calcium antagonists 63 27 0,824
ACE inhibitors 110 51 0,333
Nitrates 5 1 0,5
Diuretics 147 62 0,775
Statins 25 9 0,725
Others 140 59 0,821
Aortic valve lesion    
Stenosis 89,70% 75,70%  
Insufficency 3,80% 8,70%  
Mixed 6,10% 6,08%  
AVR and CABG 0,40% 9,52%